Saturday, July 21

Continental Breakfast for all Attendees / New BOG Meeting


CMI Exam

7:30am – 12:00pm

Session 10: Muriel McLatchie Lecture

8:00am – 9:00am CEU’s: 0.1 Art

From Art to Zoology: A Story of Evolution

From Art to Zoology: A Story of Evolution

Katrina van Grouw – In 1987 artist and ornithologist Katrina van Grouw decided to create an illustrated book about bird anatomy—and spent the next quarter century seeing it through to publication. The experience diverted her life along a new trajectory, combining art...

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Session 11: Animation & Video

9:00am – 10:30am CEU’s: 0.033 Business & 0.1 Art

Professional Voiceovers: Icing on the Cake?

Debbie Irwin – This presentation is designed to inform and instruct medical illustrators involved in the development and production of medical/surgical/anatomical/cellular animations and videos about the value of using professional voiceover artists in their...

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Meet the Speakers & Coffee Break

10:30am – 10:45am

Session 12: Anatomy & Science

10:45am – 12:15pm CEU’s: 0.15 Biomed

Illustrating Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

Jennifer Luz, MD – As an introduction to the new field of musculoskeletal ultrasound from a physiatry and sports medicine perspective, this presentation intends to introduce the learner to common terminology to describe ultrasound images and common musculoskeletal...

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Microbes Give us Life

Scott Chimileski, PhD – Bacteria and other microbial species have a bad reputation among the general public. Much of the history of microbiology has focused attention on species that cause disease – leading to major advances in medicine, but typecasting microbes as...

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Meet the Speakers & Network

12:15pm – 12:30pm

AMI Sponsored Lunch

12:30pm – 2:00pm


2:00pm – 3:00pm
Concurrent D CEU’s: 0.1 Art
Concurrent E CEU’s: 0.1 Business

Concurrent E: Business Panel

Joanne Haderer Müller (Moderator) // Thomas Brown // Levent Efe // Annie Gough // Stephen Mader – This moderator-led business panel session will offer attendees an opportunity to hear from experienced practitioners and diverse business owners in our field of...

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Meet the Speakers + Coffee Break

3:00pm – 3:30pm

Session 13: Software & Tools

3:30pm – 5:00pm CEU’s: 0.15 Art

CANVIS: Citation, Annotation & Visualization Integration System

Jodie Jenkinson  // Michael Corrin – Among the greatest research challenges of the 21st century, is the ability to understand and make use of the vast amounts of experimental, simulated, and observational data generated from a multitude of sources. As medical...

Practical Application of Learning Principles Using Adobe Captivate

Ali Ennis – In our digital age, engaging learners through online content can be challenging. By using multimedia learning principles, medical illustrators and other health science professors can more effectively deliver their content, so their audience can learn...

Meet the Speakers + Network

5:00pm – 5:30pm

Vesalius Trust 30th Anniversary and Bon Voyage Event

Saturday, July 21, 5 pm – 7 pm; Grand Ballroom F-H, Fourth Floor

Join your friends and celebrate 30 years of supporting excellence in health science visual communications. This year’s FREE event will have plenty of fun activities:

  • A “Fantastic Beasts of the VT” cartooning competition featuring the stars of the “Insane Comics”
  • Live music, Fenway Park appetizers
  • Cash bar
  • A new member trivia contest with prizes and of course…
  • The 30th annual live auction.

This event is graciously supported by the Barrow Neurological Institute and the AMI.

Free Evening