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  • Global Clinical Images Search at Google
    4 star rating Clinical Images retrieved by this Internet search engine from diverse sources including sponosored specialty society databases, medical school education efforts, etc.
  • Images from the History of Medicine
    4 star rating Sarch access to 60,000 images in the prints and photograph collection of the History of Medicine Division of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. The collection includes portraits, pictures of institutions, caricatures, genre scenes, and graphic art in a variety of media, illustrating the social and historical aspects of medicine.
  • Medical Images Center at FindLaw
    1 star rating REG Well-categorized medical-legal illustrations and schematics from a database of over 10,000 images. "Watermarled" demonstration thumbnails. Fee access image downloads. Fee registration.

Full Text / MultiMedia

  • Web-Based Surgical Simulators at Manchester
    5 star rating A site that offers virtual environments, using the Virtual Reality Modeling Language (VRML), to train clinicians in surgical procedures. The academic project offers training modules for ventricular catheterisation, trigeminal neuralgia, pedicle screw insertion, lumbar puncture, liver biopsy, proton eye radiotherapy.


Major Sites / Home Pages

Images, Path./Clinical

  • HONmedia Medical Images and Videos
    5 star rating A directory of hyperlinks to remote medical images and videos. The browsable directory is categorized using the medical subject term hierarchy of the National Library of Medicine. HON is maintained by a team at Switzerland's Geneva Hospital. Health On the Net Foundation .
  • Catalog of Clinical Images at UCSD
    5 star rating Pictures of common and uncommon physical exam findings with discussions of pathophysiology, diagnostics, and treatment. View the "Links" to see selected related sites. Charlie Goldberg, M.D., The School of Medicine of the University of California, San Diego.
  • Color Atlas of Medical Diseases at
    5 star rating A medical atlas with 3D images, pictures, and photos of diseases and conditions.
  • Health Related Pictures and Definitions
    5 star rating From the Consumer Health Information Network.
  • Kunkel Stock Microscopic Photographs
    5 star rating Scientific stock photographs of biological and medical specimens. Includes over 1,500 light microscopy images and electron microscopy images. Dennis Kunkel Ph.D.
  • Merck Manual Photographs
    5 star rating A collection of core clinical practice images that enhance the most popular medical textbook.
  • Public Health Image Library at CDC
    5 star rating An extensive collection of photographs, illustrations, animated audiovisuals, and multimedia files related to public health. Useful to search for high quality images of diagnostic techniques, organisms, infectious agents, parasites, insects, and diseases. Searchable. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • Adam Disease Animations
    4 star rating Well developed animations of common injuries and diseases for the sophisticated consumer or health practitioner.
  • Animation Library - Medicine
    4 star rating A site featuring over hundreds of free animated graphical representations of medically related objects. These can be used for presentations and correspondence.
  • Biotechnology Graphics Gallery of the National Health Museum
    4 star rating A series of labeled diagrams with explanations representing the important processes of biotechnology: "From Gene to Function", "Cell Processes", "Genetics", "Chromosomes", "Cell Division", "Viruses", etc. Presented by the National Health Museum, a non-profit organization founded by former U.S. Surgeon General C. Everett Koop as a national center for health education.
  • Custom Medical Stock Photo Clinical Images
    4 star rating REG Thousands of stock photography images of anatomy, medical specialties, surgeries, clinical practice, medical equipment, sexually transmitted diseases, trauma, etc. Offers illustrations, animations, and images online. Free registration. Fee transactions.
  • Digital "Slice of Life" at Utah
    4 star rating A collection of images of diseases and systems developed by the Knowledge Weavers Project, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah.
  • Gallery of Medical Illustrations of Dr. Fishman
    4 star rating A series of illustrations on normal anatomy and pathology from a physician medical illustrator. Elliot K. Fishman, MD.
  • Health Pictures and Definitions from CHIN
    4 star rating Consumer oriented images and explanations from the Consumer Health Information Network.
  • Medical Photograph Library
    4 star rating A collection of annotated photos and cases that focus on emergency conditions., Inc. .
  • Medical Animations at AMG
    4 star rating Medical animations with explanatory text. Animated Medical Graphics, Inc.
  • Medical Image Search at Google
    4 star rating Keyword related images retrieved by this Internet search engine.
  • Mediscan Medical Image Services
    4 star rating REG A library of 500,000 medical images, available for purchase, that cover all aspects of medicine and health care. Fee registration. Fee transactions.
  • Medical Training Resources Webcasts
    4 star rating US Defense department videos on combat and emergency healthcare.
  • Multimedia Projects at Ohio
    4 star rating Animations and movies previously available on a CD ROM. The Medical College of Ohio.
  • NCEMI Clinical Images Case of the Week
    4 star rating Brief clinical history and images. The National Center for Emergency Medicine Informatics.
  • Webmedtechnology Online Educational Videos
    4 star rating Step-by- step procedure videos on Acute Psychosis, Central Line, Chest Tube, etc.
  • Arthur's Medical Clipart
    3 star rating Clipart that has been scanned from old books, papers etc., suitable for Doctors and others in the medical fields.
  • Bristol Biomedical Image Archive
    3 star rating A large database of medical, dental, and veterinary gross and microscopic images with short descriptions. Hosted at the Institute for Learning and Research Technology at the University of Bristol, UK.
  • MMI&D Medical Images
    3 star rating A list of illustrations and images that are available for lease or sale. Miller Medical Illustration and Design.
  • Pictures in Medicine at Mednet
    3 star rating Annotated photos originally published in the Archives of Hellenic Medicine. Authored at the Department of Radiology, ]Hippokration^ General Hospital, Athens, Greece.
  • The Harvey Project Medical Course Materials
    3 star rating A directory of interactive, dynamic human physiology course materials on the Web freely available to any educational institution.
  • Medical Animations & Tutorials Links
    2 star rating A directory of weblinks that focus on basic medical science, anatomy, and physiology.
  • Microsoft Design Gallery Medical Images
    2 star rating Multimedia and images that can be downloaded for entry into Powerpoint slide shows and other presentations.
  • Photovault Health Images
    2 star rating Links to licensable, watermarked photos on health conditions- substance abuse, health conditions, and medical diagnostic equipment.
  • Audio Visual Image Archive at Loyola
    1 star rating REG A searchable archive of annotated medical images from various disciplines such as pathology, dermatology, etc. Loyola University Medical Education Network. Access to most images are limited to students and registered users. Restricted registration or content areas.
  • General Electric 3D Medical Reconstruction
    1 star rating An animation path through the colon, sinuses, lungs, and gray matter of the brain. The images from the Visible Human project are derived from slice data from a variety of medical image modalities such as MR or CT. General Electric Research and Development.
  • Indexed Medical Visuals
    1 star rating Thumbnails of quality stock medical images, animations, and photography from professional illustrators. Provides an email interface for purchase and use. Fee transactions.
  • LifeArt Medical Clip Art Search Engine
    1 star rating Users enter the name of desired images. Thumbnail previews from thousands of diagnostic, procedure, or cartoon medical images are returned. Fee transactions. TechPool Studios, Inc.
  • The Wellcome Trust Medical Photographic Library
    1 star rating Offers a searchable collection of over 160,000 pictures covering the history of medicine and human culture.
  • Tom's Medical Picture Museum
    1 star rating A collection of photos from a medical student. Thomas D. Demark.



Educational Materials

  • Cell-Tissue-Body Explorer
    4 star rating An interactive animated atlas that contains drawings, images and virtual reality worlds enhancing the understanding of biological structures.
  • Health and Medical Stock Photos at Comstock
    3 star rating A large directory of fee access medically related "stock photos" that can be purchased for presentations.
  • Medical Stock Photos from Nucleus Communications
    3 star rating A proprietary database of more than 15,000 thumbnail images, "watermarked" photos, medical illustrations, and medical animations categorized into specialties. Fee transactions.
  • images.MD
    2 star rating Over 40,000 high-quality medical images from more than 75 collections and 2,000 contributors. The images are derived from Current Medicine\s illustrated atlases. Fee transactions. Current Medicine, inc.


  • Miua UK Medical Image Mail List
    2 star rating Medical Image Understanding and Analysis (MIUA) involves all technical & clinical professions in medical imaging. It provides a UK-based forum for dissemination and discussion of research in the analysis and interpretation of medical images. A MIUA conference is held annually.
  • MedPicts - Medical Images Mailing List
    1 star rating Subscription Address: Subscription Message: subscribe medpicts <first name>. An international group of Physicians and Computer Scientists interested that discusses issues involved in posting medical images on the World Wide Web. Contact: Art Huntley,

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