Careers in Genetics: Scientific/Medical Illustrator

Scientific/Medical Illustrators help communicate scientific concepts and subjects through drawings and diagrams which appear in scientific journals, textbooks, museum exhibits, and in online and interactive mediums. Scientific/Medical Illustrators work for scientific journals or publishers, research and healthcare institutions, museums, and medical law firms. They often have an interest in both science and art, are proficient with multiple illustrating techniques and programs, and need to be very detail-oriented to create scientifically accurate representations.

myIDP career category: Science writing and communication

Marshfield Clinic Video Clip:

Additional Resources:

Association of Medical Illustrators
Guild of Natural Science Illustrators

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