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MI featured in WIRED Magazine!

Medical Illustrators are featured in WIRED Magazine!

View the article for a fantastic look into the field of medical illustration and what it takes to communicate the science behind a #pandemic.
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Medical and Scientific Visualization of

Medical Illustrators across America and around the world are helping in the fight against COVID-19.
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Intro to #AMIdiversity

Introduction to AMI Diversity Committee's February & March Diversity Awareness Campaign

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Learn About Medical Illustrators

What is a Medical Illustrator? What do they do? Learn the answers to these questions and more here.
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Art Goes Viral

Medical illustrators at the CDC create representations of disease-causing microbes to help raise awareness.

RT @Mari_SciArt: Because beginnings are never glamorous or perfect, here I am. My name is Mariana Oksdath, a scientific designer and illust…

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RT @bioVisLaura: Hi I'm Laura, and I'm a medical illustrator and visualization researcher based in Norway. I also serve on the board of the…

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RT @artthescience: Hello! For today I'll talk about my Master's research where I studied the learning affects of health professional studen…

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Journal of Biocommunication


JBC 44-2, 2020 feature articles: Standardized Rotational Photography; Vesalius Trust Research Posters; Showcase: Danielle Edwards; Galleries: AMI2020 Salon, BCA BioImages Salon. All articles are free to read!

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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. Produced by Serbin Creative for the AMI, 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 2021 program today!

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Sourcebook 2019

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—