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This Month

  • February 2: The online application for the 2015 Amgen Scholars Program at the NIH will close on Monday, February 2, 2015. Rising college juniors and seniors interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in the biomedical sciences are encouraged to apply to the 10-week program.
  • February 11: The NIH Clinical Center's 2015 Distinguished Clinical Research Scholar and Educator in Residence Lecture will be held Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 12:00pm in the Clinical Center's Lipsett Amphitheater (Building 10). John P. Atkinson, MD, Chief, Division of Rheumatology and Samuel B. Grant Professor of Medicine/Professor of Molecular Microbiology, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine (St. Louis, MO), will present, "Haploinsufficiency Causing Human Inflammatory Disease: When One Gene is Not Enough." Great Teachers is a sub-series of the Clinical Center Grand Rounds.


Ongoing Lectures

  • Clinical Center Grand Rounds
    A weekly lecture series, Wednesdays at noon in Lipsett Amphitheatre, that focuses on state-of-the-art discoveries in clinical and translational research. View this month's schedule.
  • The NIH Director's Wednesday Afternoon Lecture Series (WALS)
    The WALS includes weekly scientific talks by some of the world's top researchers in the biomedical sciences. All lectures are held in Masur Auditorium, Building 10 of the NIH main campus, and are open to the public.
  • Principles of Clinical Pharmacology Course
    This course consists of a weekly lecture series covering the fundamentals of clinical pharmacology as a translational scientific discipline focused on rational drug development and utilization in therapeutics. View this week's schedule PDF Icon (23 KB).
  • Introduction to the Principles and Practice of Clinical Research Course
    This course offers lectures twice a week to train participants on how to effectively conduct clinical research. The course focuses on the spectrum of clinical research and the research process. View this week's schedule PDF Icon (67 KB).
  • Demystifying Medicine
    This series provides graduate students, basic scientists, clinicians, and program managers with weekly lectures designed to bridge the gap between advances in biology and their application to major human diseases. View this week's schedule.

Training Programs Currently Accepting Applications

Past Events

  • September 8, 2014: The Second Annual NIH Clinical Fellows Day was held Monday, September 8, 2014 in Lipsett Amphitheater (Building 10). Approximately 80 clinical fellows from across the NIH participated in the event.
  • September 18, 2014: Frederick P. Ognibene, MD, MCCM, FACP, director of the NIH Clinical Center Office of Clinical Research Training and Medical Education, was spotlighted in the September 2014 issue of the Association for Clinical and Translational Science (ACTS) Connection [disclaimer].
  • September 22-26, 2014: The Principles and Practice of Clinical Research—Brazil was held September 22-26, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro. The one-week abridged version of the NIH Principles and Practice of Clinical Research course included presenters from both the NIH and the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (FIOCRUZ).
  • September 29, 2014: The workshop "IND-Enabling Non-Clinical Safety Assessment of Candidate Drugs and Good Laboratory Practice Standards: The FDA Regulatory Perspective" (NIH-Only) was held on Monday, September 29, 2014 in Masur Auditorium (Building 10). The NIH Clinical Center-FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research Joint Task Force hosted the educational program for NIH clinical investigators, clinical research study coordinators, clinical fellows, and clinical and translational research scientists.
  • October 22-23, 2014: The 2014 Pharmacokinetics Modeling Workshop was held October 22-23, 2014 at the NIH Center for Information Technology.

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