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Visualizing SARS-CoV-2

Medical Illustrators across America and around the world are helping in the fight against COVID-19.
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Learn About #MedArt

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.
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Learn the latest techniques from top creatives in biomedical illustration, animation, and UX/UI.

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Journal of Biocommunication


JBC 44-1, 2020 feature articles: Temporary Tattoos for Medical Moulage, Photography Transillumination Techniques, Gallery: Images from Science 3, Showcase: Cynthia Turner, and Showcase: Ted Kinsman. 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. 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 2020 program today! Call 800-876-6425 or

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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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"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."
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"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."
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