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74th Annual
AMI Conference

Come join us in 2019 — Milwaukee, WI July 25-28 for the Annual AMI Conference. Checkout the meeting website!
Invitation to Partner for sponsorships

AMI 2019 Annual Meeting

Reach over 850 visual media and communication leaders in medicine, life science research, and health care through AMI sponsorship.
2018 Year in Review

2018 Year in Review

We reflect and give thanks for the hard work of our many colleagues who worked to advance our profession.
Online Webinars

Online Webinars

Learn the latest techniques from top creatives in biomedical illustration, animation, and UX/UI.
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How Art Makes Better Science

Interaction with an artist is part of the scientific process of discovery.

"These toys, known as whirligigs, have existed for some 5,000 years." #Scicomm #sciart #toys #science #chemistry

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Journal of Biocommunication


New issue of the JBC 42-2, 2018 has feature articles: You Can't Hide Behind a Line by Robert Demarest. Robert Demarest: A Retrospective by Neil Hardy. In addition there are 9 Vesalius Trust research posters, two retrospective articles, a Showcase tribute to Christine Young, and a Gallery of the 2018 BCA BioImages winners. All articles are free to read!

Call for papers — submit today
JBC issue 42:2, 2018

Sourcebook & Online Marketing


Complete marketing for biomedical, life science and natural science artists

The Medical Illustration & Animation marketing program maximizes your reach to creative buyers. Published by the AMI and Serbin Communications, this annual publication and companion website are where you should be if you are looking for work in the science and healthcare market. Reserve your space in the 2019 program today! Call 800-876-6425 or

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Sourcebook 2018

Board Certification

Physicians, lawyers, and plumbers are board certified, what about you?

Certification is endorsed by the AMI to encourage lifelong learning and to measure professional competency for illustrators and employers. Similar to specialty certification for physicans, the competency evaluation consists of a written test and portfolio review.

Certification matters!

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CMI Aoki

"With board certification, I'm able to leverage the trust of new animation clients. Reciprocally, those clients feel confident in promoting me as part of their roster when pitching to their clients or investors."
Shizuka Aoki, CMI—


"I work with highly trained science educators from many backgrounds. Board certification demonstrates that I have the contemporary skills and knowledge to develop informed illustrations and animations as part of the team."
Fabian de Kok-Mercado, CMI—