Create an illustration SO GOOD, it could replace one of Netter's original plates.
Create an original illustration showing the spatial relationships of the nerve root and surrounding structures that is so good, it could replace Netter's image in the Atlas of Human Anatomy, 5th edition: Plate 163-top (shown above) in the next edition of the Netter Atlas.
Congratulations to Paul Kim!
Paul Kim is a Board Certified Medical Illustrator and a graduate of the Medical Illustration Graduate Program at Georgia Regents University (GRU), formerly Medical College of Georgia.
Paul received his BS in Biology in 2008 from Campbell University. Though he had originally planned on going on to dental school, he changed his career path to follow his passion for medical illustration. In May 2011, Paul received his MS in Medical Illustration from GRU.
The recipient of the prestigious Orville Parkes Student Best of Show at the Association of Medical Illustrators Annual Conference in 2010, he was also the first student to win the Stenstrom Award of Excellence twice at the annual UGA/GHSU Student Scientific & Medical Illustration Exhibition.
"It's truly a blessing to be able to do what I love for a living and for the benefit of others. I can't imagine doing anything else than being a medical illustrator."