Who We Are

The BioCommunications Association (BCA), is an international association of photographers, videographers, illustrators and graphic designers who create visual media for medicine and science. Our mission is to enhance professional competency and advance the profession through the education and development of our members.

Upcoming Events

Behind the Image

Nov 11, 2022

BIOCOMM 2023 will be held in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Registration is now open!

May 16, 2023
BIOCOMM 2023 will be held May 16-19, 2023


News & publications

Book Review

Jason Edwards, Icebergs to Iguanas Jason Edwards has had a combined interest in natural history and photography sinc…

Charles Hedgcock JBC Showcase

Charles (Chip) Hedgcock, FBCA has exhibited, presented, run workshops and volunteered for BCA over numerous yers. He…

Meetings, websites and other bits & pieces

This post brings you items of interest, news of meetings, workshops, competitions, websites and inspirations. Check b…

Behind the Image

Visualize the beauty of Science & Medicine BioImages is BCA’s annual competition showcasing the beauty and…

The Journal of Biocommunication

The Journal of Biocommunication (JBC) is the professional journal of the Association of Medical Illustrators and the…

BCA Learning Hub

Explore Techniques and Learn How.

Biological communications includes a wide range of photography, illustration, video and graphics techniques used to visualize medical and other scientific samples and procedures. Click here to learn more about these specialized and unique fields.

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Become involved in a Professional Association that will develop your career

BCA is more than pretty pictures - it is learning and sharing specialized imaging techniques and supporting imaging professionals at every stage in their careers:

  • Attend Conferences
  • Enter BioImages
  • Opportunities to Present
  • Networking
  • Job Postings
  • Publish your Work
  • Grant Funding
  • Career Development
  • Certification