Clinical Center News
Summer 2018
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.
Full Story
Senior leaders at NIH cut a ribbon opening two hospice suites at the Clinical Center
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.
Full Story
Laptop with stethoscope nearby
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.
Full Story
Patient Photography Studio
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.
Full Story
Dr. Francis Collins, director of the NIH sties in a chair to the left. Barbra Streisand holds a microphone and sits in a chair to the right – speaks to the audience
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...
Full Story
Dr. James Gilman stands with Alba C. Murphy as they smile and hold a certificate
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.
Full Story
A paper cutout of a hand shape with a stick on the end. Text on the paper says I [heart] clean hands
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...
Full Story
Patient with Degos disease addresses symposium attendees
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.
Full Story
CDC and NIH representatives stand in a special isolation patient room at the NIH Clinical Center
Project SEARCH NIH graduates eighth class
Congratulations to the eighth class of graduates from the NIH Project SEARCH program!
Full Story
Eight young men and women line up holding graduation certificates in Lipsett Auditorium
A sight to see: exhibit highlights NIH pioneers, historical microscopes
Two new history exhibits recently opened in the NIH Clinical Center.
Full Story
A four panel exhibit with photos, text and artifacts on NIH medical pioneers Christian Anfinsen and Michael Potter
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.
Full Story
NIH Clinical Center volunteer Chaoyang Wang
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...
Full Story
Woman with scientific cap on her head plays a touch game
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...
Full Story
Doctors at NIH speak in a lecture hall during Nurses Week
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...
Full Story
NIH Clinical Center doctor receives 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...
Full Story
Children participate in Take Your Child to Work Day Hematology Lab
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.
Full Story
Leslie Wehrlen holds a plaque.
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.
Full Story
Sixteen women, graduates of the program and departmental leaders, gather for a photo
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.
Full Story
Pius Aiyelawo swearing into the Senior Executive Service with Dr. Lawrence Tabak
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...
Full Story
Jackson Taylor (right) and his donor Sean McLaughlin (left)
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...
Full Story
Dr. Thomas Burklow
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...
Full Story
Two care providers look at a computer
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...
Full Story
Child reading a book
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...
Full Story
NIH employee, Ricky Day, trys the prototype device
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...
Full Story
U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams tours Clinical Center with CC CEO Dr. James K. Gilman
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.
Full Story
First Lady Melania Trump gets together with five children to pose for a picture
Volunteers needed to help NIH advance the science around kidney cancer, metabolic syndrome and respiratory syncytial virus
NIAID researchers are seeking...
Full Story
Patient and doctor
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.
Full Story
Harold Varmus, Robert Frasca, Mark Hatfield and John Gallin at the groundbreaking of the hospital's new addition
NIH National Eye Institute turns 50
Congress created the NIH National Eye Institute (NEI) in 1968, making vison a top health priority.
Full Story
Black and White photo of the first meeting of the National Advisory Eye Council (13 men) gathering on steps
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...
Full Story
Jim Gilman at Town Hall in Masur Auditorium
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.
Full Story
Dr. John I. Gallin cuts the ribbon with Heidi Grolig and Jerry Sachs.
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...
Full Story
People line up at the new marketplace Starbucks café
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.
Full Story
Senior leaders at NIH cut a ribbon opening two hospice suites at the Clinical Center
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.
Full Story
Laptop with stethoscope nearby
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.
Full Story
A paper cutout of a hand shape with a stick on the end. Text on the paper says I [heart] clean hands
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...
Full Story
Patient with Degos disease addresses symposium attendees
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...
Full Story
Woman with scientific cap on her head plays a touch game
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...
Full Story
Doctors at NIH speak in a lecture hall during Nurses Week
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.
Full Story
Leslie Wehrlen holds a plaque.
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.
Full Story
Sixteen women, graduates of the program and departmental leaders, gather for a photo
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.
Full Story
Pius Aiyelawo swearing into the Senior Executive Service with Dr. Lawrence Tabak
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...
Full Story
Jackson Taylor (right) and his donor Sean McLaughlin (left)
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...
Full Story
Two care providers look at a computer
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...
Full Story
Child reading a book
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.
Full Story
First Lady Melania Trump gets together with five children to pose for a picture
Volunteers needed to help NIH advance the science around kidney cancer, metabolic syndrome and respiratory syncytial virus
NIAID researchers are seeking...
Full Story
Patient and doctor
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.
Full Story
Dr. John I. Gallin cuts the ribbon with Heidi Grolig and Jerry Sachs.
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...
Full Story
People line up at the new marketplace Starbucks café
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.
Full Story
Senior leaders at NIH cut a ribbon opening two hospice suites at the Clinical Center
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.
Full Story
Patient Photography Studio
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...
Full Story
Dr. James Gilman stands with Alba C. Murphy as they smile and hold a certificate
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.
Full Story
A paper cutout of a hand shape with a stick on the end. Text on the paper says I [heart] clean hands
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.
Full Story
CDC and NIH representatives stand in a special isolation patient room at the NIH Clinical Center
A sight to see: exhibit highlights NIH pioneers, historical microscopes
Two new history exhibits recently opened in the NIH Clinical Center.
Full Story
A four panel exhibit with photos, text and artifacts on NIH medical pioneers Christian Anfinsen and Michael Potter
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.
Full Story
NIH Clinical Center volunteer Chaoyang Wang
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...
Full Story
Doctors at NIH speak in a lecture hall during Nurses Week
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...
Full Story
NIH Clinical Center doctor receives 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...
Full Story
Children participate in Take Your Child to Work Day Hematology Lab
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.
Full Story
Pius Aiyelawo swearing into the Senior Executive Service with Dr. Lawrence Tabak
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...
Full Story
Dr. Thomas Burklow
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...
Full Story
Child reading a book
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...
Full Story
NIH employee, Ricky Day, trys the prototype device
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...
Full Story
U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams tours Clinical Center with CC CEO Dr. James K. Gilman
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.
Full Story
Harold Varmus, Robert Frasca, Mark Hatfield and John Gallin at the groundbreaking of the hospital's new addition
NIH National Eye Institute turns 50
Congress created the NIH National Eye Institute (NEI) in 1968, making vison a top health priority.
Full Story
Black and White photo of the first meeting of the National Advisory Eye Council (13 men) gathering on steps
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...
Full Story
Jim Gilman at Town Hall in Masur Auditorium
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.
Full Story
Dr. John I. Gallin cuts the ribbon with Heidi Grolig and Jerry Sachs.
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.
Full Story
Laptop with stethoscope nearby
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.
Full Story
Dr. Francis Collins, director of the NIH sties in a chair to the left. Barbra Streisand holds a microphone and sits in a chair to the right – speaks to the audience
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...
Full Story
Dr. James Gilman stands with Alba C. Murphy as they smile and hold a certificate
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...
Full Story
Patient with Degos disease addresses symposium attendees
Project SEARCH NIH graduates eighth class
Congratulations to the eighth class of graduates from the NIH Project SEARCH program!
Full Story
Eight young men and women line up holding graduation certificates in Lipsett Auditorium
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.
Full Story
Leslie Wehrlen holds a plaque.
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.
Full Story
Sixteen women, graduates of the program and departmental leaders, gather for a photo
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...
Full Story
Two care providers look at a computer
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...
Full Story
NIH employee, Ricky Day, trys the prototype device
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.
Full Story
Dr. Francis Collins, director of the NIH sties in a chair to the left. Barbra Streisand holds a microphone and sits in a chair to the right – speaks to the audience
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.
Full Story
CDC and NIH representatives stand in a special isolation patient room at the NIH Clinical Center
A sight to see: exhibit highlights NIH pioneers, historical microscopes
Two new history exhibits recently opened in the NIH Clinical Center.
Full Story
A four panel exhibit with photos, text and artifacts on NIH medical pioneers Christian Anfinsen and Michael Potter
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...
Full Story
Woman with scientific cap on her head plays a touch game
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...
Full Story
Children participate in Take Your Child to Work Day Hematology Lab
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...
Full Story
Jackson Taylor (right) and his donor Sean McLaughlin (left)
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...
Full Story
Dr. Thomas Burklow
Volunteers needed to help NIH advance the science around kidney cancer, metabolic syndrome and respiratory syncytial virus
NIAID researchers are seeking...
Full Story
Patient and doctor
NIH National Eye Institute turns 50
Congress created the NIH National Eye Institute (NEI) in 1968, making vison a top health priority.
Full Story
Black and White photo of the first meeting of the National Advisory Eye Council (13 men) gathering on steps

Events

September 12-14, 2018

NIH Research Festival

The festival focuses on biomedical advances and features lectures, symposia and poster sessions. The event will also provide researchers the opportunity to network and gather information about available resources.

NIH Clinical Center

September 18, 2018

NSO Orchestra

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

The full National Symphony Orchestra will perform.

Atrium

September 18, 2018

NSO Orchestra

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

The full National Symphony Orchestra will perform.

Atrium

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Senior leaders at NIH cut a ribbon opening two hospice suites at the Clinical Center
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. Full Story
Laptop with stethoscope nearby
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. Full Story

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