Medical Illustration
by Certified Medical Illustrator Wayne Heim:
Award-Winning Custom and Stock Medical Illustration.

Wayne Heim - Medical Illustrator:

As a certified medical illustrator (CMI) with over 20 years experience, Wayne Heim provides cost-effective, creative solutions for all types of medical, biotech, scientific and commercial illustration projects and budgets.

A professional member of the Association of Medical Illustrators, Wayne produces stunning creative medical illustration solutions for museums, device and product manufacturers, companies, magazines, researchers, textbooks, and newspapers around the world.  

Though specializing in high-end 3d digital illustration, Wayne also works in a variety of traditional techniques and brings creative flair to animations and interactive web projects. 

Visit his "
stock medical illustration" page to browse images available for commercial licensing. Illustrations can be modified to create customized art in less time then typically required to create illustrations from scratch. The stock medical illustrations available here range from simple vector illustrations to complex, 3D images.                                                 

Below is a collection of medical illustration societies, information and links related to the field, and the medical artists who create them.

Medical Illustration Pricing
Medical illustration pricing is based on usage.  Images listed on Wayne Heim′s website are not royalty free, free, or clip art. For more information about the pricing of stock medical illustration, check out the pricing guide at Indexed Visuals, Inc.
   Guide to pricing and purchasing <em>medical <em>illustration</em></em>.                                                           

AMI -  The Association of Medical Illustrators
Association of Medical Illustrators (AMI) is an international organization founded in 1945. Its members are primarily medical artists who create medical illustration and material designed to facilitate the dissemination of medical and bioscientific information through visual communication media.


AEIMS - Association Européenne des Illustrateurs Médicaux et Scientifiques
In 1986 The Association Européenne des Illustrateurs Médicaux et Scientifiques (AEIMS) was founded in Strasbourg. It′s aims were to bring together artists,medical illustrators and sculptors working in medical education and the life sciences. AEIMS meets somewhere in Europe each year, usually linking the conference with one of the European training institutes. 

   AEIMS - European Socciety for <em>Medical <em>Illustration</em></em>


MAA- Medical Artists′ Association of Great Britain
Founded in 1949 it is the professional body for Medical Illustrators and Artists in the UK. Its trained members possess the combination of technical artistic ability and a comprehensive knowledge of medicine and science, thus providing a smooth communication between artist and client. They are skilled in numerous techniques from traditional and digital illustration to facial reconstruction for research and forensic science.

   MAA - <em>Medical Artist</em>s Association of Great Britain


Wikipedia - Medical Illustration listing
medical illustrator is a professional artist who interprets and creates visual material to help record and disseminate medical, biological and related knowledge. Medical illustrators not only produce  illustrations, but can also function as consultants and administrators within the field of biocommunication. A certified medical illustrator attains extensive training in medicine and science.... To see what Wickipedia says about the profession, Click Here.


   Wikipedia - Medical <em>illustration</em> definition.


The Vesalius Trust
The Vesalius Trust for Visual Communication in the Health Sciences was incorporated as a non-profit public foundation in 1988. Established under the direction of the Board of Governors of the Association of Medical Illustrators, the Trust strives to develop and support education and research programs in the field of health science communications.

Mission of the Trust
To provide leadership for the advancement of education and research in visual communication for the health sciences.


   The Vesalius Trust Non-profit organization

What is a Medical Illustrator and What is this career like?

Below is a link to a nice article that talks about the job of being a medical illustrator and what you might expect.
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For more information on how to become a medical illustrator, Click Here.
Nice article about the
career of a medical artist.

Links to other sites on the net that have and showcase
medical imagery.