Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Finding Medical Images

Collections of public domain, Creative-Commons licensed, and copyright-protected medical images for use in professional and academic presentations, and teaching.

Free Use Image Databases

Creative Commons:

  • Search for images and other media that can be used or adapted for educational and/or commercial purposes.
  • Choose between 13 different search engines, including Google Images, Flickr, and SoundCloud.

Library of Congress Prints & Photographs:

  • Historical photographs, propoganda, artwork, and other print media.

Morguefile:

  • Click "free photos" to search images that can be used for educational and/or commercial purposes.

Pixabay:

  • Public domain image search.

Stock.xchng:

  • Click "advanced search" and choose "restricted OK --NO" to find images that can be used for educational and/or commercial purposes.

U.S. Census Multimedia Gallery:

  • Free-use audio, photos, and videos.

Wellcome Images:

  • Free-use historical and contemporary images on a wide variety of subjects.