Clinical Center employees honored for clinical excellence, compassionate care of patients
In October, Dr. Colleen Hadigan with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases was named Staff Clinician of the Year, and Clinical Center colleagues...
NHGRI Scientific Director named 2018 Federal Employee of the Year
Dr. Daniel Kastner of the National Human Genome Research Institute was named 2018 Federal Employee of the Year as a part of the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals (Sammies).
NIH fights the Flu
The NIH Office of Research Services and the Clinical Center provided free flu shots from Oct. 1 through Nov. 9 to staff who had a valid NIH identification badge.
Join a study at NIH
For more information on trials, or to learn about other available opportunities to participate in research studies, call the NIH Clinical Center Office of Patient Recruitment...
Clinical Center staff find their stride in 35th NIH Institute Relay Challenge
An estimated 40 Clinical Center employees took to the races Sept. 20 as they participated in the 35 annual NIH Institute Challenge Relay.
Clinical Center CEO speaks at inaugural Children's National – NIAID Symposium
On Sept. 17, NIH Clinical Center CEO Dr. Jim Gilman spoke at the first annual Children’s National and NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Symposium in Washington, D.C.
Staff engagement tour program debuts
A lot goes into operations at the largest clinical research hospital in the world. Everyone has an important role to play.
Technology Transfer Office facilitates innovation
The NIH Clinical Center has been at the forefront of innovation since it opened its doors in 1953.
NIH Director's Awards honor 16 Clinical Center employees
The NIH Director's Award Ceremony celebrated 770 staff members across the 27 institutes for superior performance related to fulfilling the mission of the NIH.
National Symphony Orchestra "types" a tune at Building 10
On Sept. 11, the National Symphony Orchestra performed in the Clinical Center atrium as part of its Sound Health Initiative which brings orchestral music to area hospitals and medical centers.
Hitting the mark with a new magnet
On Saturday Aug. 25, a 38,000 lb. magnet was delivered to the NIH Bethesda campus and hoisted into a newly renovated room at the NIH Clinical Center Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Center.
Going above and beyond: learning from lectures, mentors
The 2018 NIH Distinguished Clinical Teaching Award was presented Sept. 5 to Dr. Kelly Stone from the NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID).
Artwork encourages staff to take the stairs
They popped up like spring daffodils, seemingly overnight; the colorful, motivational and informational artwork that appeared in Stairwell 7 in Building 10.
Department of Transfusion medicine hosts annual symposia in September
The NIH Clinical Center Department of Transfusion Medicine and the American Red Cross co-hosted the 37th annual Immunohematology & Blood Bank Symposium Sept. 11.
Elementary school students raise $8,000 for CC patients, their families
This summer, the students of Carderock Springs Elementary school in Bethesda, M.D. presented a check for more than $8,400 to benefit patients and families participating...
New hospice suites provide home-like environment
According to the NIH National Institute on Aging, people who are at the end of life need care in the areas of physical comfort, mental and emotional needs, spiritual issues, and practical tasks.
Insurance information and gender identity now incorporated in electronic health record
As of May 31, patients coming to Building 10 are asked to provide their medical insurance information.
Patient photography and records dept relocate, cafeteria updates
The hospital's Health Information Management Department (Medical Records) relocated to the B1 level in Room B1L400 — across from the Credit Union and next to the convenience store.
Words into action – Barbra Streisand visits NIH to speak about her support and involvement with women's heart health
On May 15, the 2018 J. Edward Rall Cultural lecture brought vocalist, actress/producer and cultural icon Barbra Streisand to NIH to speak about her interest and activism in women's heart health.
Two NIH employees hit milestone 50 years of service at the NIH
During the two most recent Town Hall meetings (April 10 and July 10), Dr. James Gilman provided a variety of hospital updates and distributed length-of-service awards to staff...
Use your power to save lives - CC promotes safe patient care
While national Patient Safety Awareness Week was formally celebrated in March, staff are working to create a culture of patient safety all year-long at the NIH Clinical Center.
Clinical Center patient experiences enrich International Degos Disease Symposium
A group of clinicians and researchers in vascular medicine, dermatology, hematology and other specialties gathered in the NIH Clinical Center April 27 for the...
Director of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention visits NIH
On June 12, Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), visited NIH.
Project SEARCH NIH graduates eighth class
Congratulations to the eighth class of graduates from the NIH Project SEARCH program!
A sight to see: exhibit highlights NIH pioneers, historical microscopes
Two new history exhibits recently opened in the NIH Clinical Center.
NIH Clinical Center celebrates support provided by hundreds of volunteers
During National Volunteer Week, April 15-21, the NIH Clinical Center honored 125 volunteers for the support they provide 28 hospital departments and countless patients.
NIH clinical trials need you – HIV research study, brain injury study and others now recruiting
For more information on trials listed below, or to learn about other available opportunities to participate in research studies, call the NIH Clinical Center Office of Patient Recruitment...
Nurses Week honors 1,000 nurses from the Clinical Center Nursing Department and the NIH Institutes
Dr. Alyssa Brooks, a scientific program specialist, along with Dr. Nancy Ames, a nurse researcher, both with the Clinical Center Nursing Department, presented a Grand Rounds lecture...
Fleisher, former Chief of CC Department of Laboratory Medicine, receives U.S. Health and Human Services career achievement award
Dr. Thomas Fleisher, former chief of the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center's Department of Laboratory Medicine receives a U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) career achievement award...
More than 4,000 students register for Take Your Child to Work Day, which nourishes young scientific minds across NIH
During Operating Room Boot Camp at the NIH Clinical Center, children placed their wrists under a vein viewer for vein illumination, a device that aids medical staff in finding...
U.S. Public Health Service nurses at the NIH Clinical Center receive high honors
Two Clinical Center U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) nurses recently received high honors from the USPHS Nurse Professional Advisory Committee.
NIH Clinical Research Nursing Residency Program earn Accreditation with Distinction as a Practice Transition Program
In late May, the NIH Clinical Research Nursing Residency Program was awarded 'Accreditation with Distinction' as a Practice Transition Program from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
U.S. Navy Captain Pius Aiyelawo joins Clinical Center as chief operating officer
In April, retired U.S. Navy Captain Pius Aiyelawo joined the Clinical Center as the chief operating officer.
Patient with rare disease receives surprise visit from bone marrow donor
What would you say to the person who saved your life? A young man at the NIH Clinical Center faced this very question...
NIH Clinical Center personnel updates
Dr. Thomas Burklow has joined the NIH to lead the Medical Research Scholars Program, a year-long program that competitively selects about 40 medical, dental and veterinary students...
NIH staff needing access to electronic health records can now use an updated request form online
The Clinical Research Information System (CRIS) – NIH's electronic health record – touches virtually everyone at the Clinical Center in one way or another...
Catalog of patient library resources now accessible online
The NIH Clinical Center patient library catalog recently went digital – NIH patients, their family members and caregivers can now go online...
Poolesville High School students develop device for Project SEARCH graduate to increase productivity
Thanks to the bright minds of three local high school students, NIH Clinical Center employee Ricky Day has been able to use a new device that has helped him more than double his productivity...
Adams makes first NIH visit as 20th U.S. Surgeon General
During his first official visit to NIH, Dr. Jerome M. Adams, 20th United States Surgeon General, met with the NIH directors and toured the Clinical Center...
First Lady of the United States, Melania Trump, visit pediatric patients at The Children's Inn at NIH
On Feb. 14, The Children's Inn at the NIH welcomed First Lady Melania Trump to visit campus and celebrate Valentine's Day with pediatric patients.
Volunteers needed to help NIH advance the science around kidney cancer, metabolic syndrome and respiratory syncytial virus
NIAID researchers are seeking...
Frasca, architect and designer of the north part of Building 10, dies
Robert Frasca, a founding design partner responsible for creating the north side of Building 10, known as the Mark O. Hatfield Clinical Research Center (CRC), died Jan. 3.
NIH National Eye Institute turns 50
Congress created the NIH National Eye Institute (NEI) in 1968, making vison a top health priority.
January town hall honor recognizes staff for federal service, reviews results of Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey
In his first town hall meeting of 2018, Dr. Jim Gilman, Clinical Center CEO, recognized 70 staff members with length of service awards to honor the time that they have spent working...
Rare Disease Day features patients' voices, international collaboration
On Feb. 29, Leap Day, the Clinical Center and the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) hosted the 2016 Rare Disease Day at NIH.
Department of Transfusion Medicine improves safety of platelet transfusions
On Jan. 14, 2016, the Clinical Center Department of Transfusion Medicine prepared the first pathogen reduced apheresis platelets at NIH and transfused them to a patient in the Intensive Care Unit.
Professor presents on "The Digital Doctor," patient safety
In January 2016, Dr. Robert Watcher visited the NIH and presented at a Contemporary Clinical Medicine: Great Teachers Lecture.
NIH scientists discover genetic cause of rare allergy to vibration
Scientists at the National Institutes of Health have identified a genetic mutation responsible for a rare form of inherited hives induced by vibration.
Updated FAES gift store opens in the atrium
Top selling books, unique apparel for kids, coffee mugs and more adorned by the trusty NIH logo now occupy the updated gift store in the Clinical Center atrium.
Motivational speaker showcases importance of improvising, adapting and innovating at work
On Dec. 3, 2016, energetic and lively public speaker Avish Parashar gave a seminar, "Improvise, Adapt, and Innovate in an Ever-Changing World," to a captive NIH audience at the Clinical Center.
Town Hall provides NIH updates, open forum for staff
The NIH Medical Executive Committee hosted the annual Clinical Staff Town Hall Meeting Jan. 11 in the Clinical Center with Dr. Avi Nath, Clinical Director of the NINDS.
NCI welcomes Oncology Nursing Society to the Clinical Center
On Jan. 28, 2016, 15 members of the Oncology Nursing Society visited the NIH Clinical Center to learn more about the National Cancer Institute's Center for Cancer Research.
New survey will shape future of the Clinical Center
The 2016 Employee Job Satisfaction and Engagement Survey made specifically for the Clinical Center is an opportunity to provide feedback to leadership about important issues.
Israeli health officials visit NIH, talk collaboration
Israeli Minister of Health MK Rabbi Yacov Litznan visited the NIH Clinical Center on Jan. 4, 2016.
Dr. Richard Childs honored as Assistant Surgeon General in US Public Health Service
On Dec. 18, 2015, Dr. Richard W. Childs was promoted to rear admiral (lower half) in the U.S. Public Health Service and now holds an honorary title of Assistant Surgeon General.
Ribbons, bows and ‘ho, ho, hos’ spread holiday cheer
In December, there was plenty of holiday cheer for both patients and staff at NIH.
Dr. Clare Hastings retires as chief nurse
After a 25 year career at the NIH Clinical Center, Dr. Clare Hastings, Chief Nurse of the Nursing Department, retired Dec. 31, 2015.
Clinical Center Director's Annual Address and Awards honor staff
At the Clinical Center Director's Annual Address and Awards Ceremony on Dec. 18, Dr. John I. Gallin, director of the Clinical Center, summarized the events that occurred in 2015 and honored staff...
An extraordinary opportunity: high school student shares her volunteer experience
As a high school student, I was very fortunate to have the opportunity to work as an intern in the Clinical Center’s Office of Communications and Media Relation (OCMR) at the NIH.
Updated waiting room opens for guests of ICU patients
In January, the Clinical Center opened a renovated family waiting room for patients in the NIH Clinical Center's ICU.
Clinical trials at NIH Clinical Center in need of participants
NIDDK and NHLBI clinical trials at NIH Clinical Center are in need of participants.
Starbucks marketplace opens in Clinical Center
The Clinical Center atrium Starbucks Marketplace opened Feb. 2. The coffee shop, which sits where the former Au Bon Pain was located, offers pastries, muffins and cookies as well as...