NIH Clinical Center

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Message from the Director

Historical Highlights

Clinical Center Governance and Accreditation

Organizational Structure and Programs

The Mark O. Hatfield Clinical Research Center

Preparing for the Clinical Research Center Activation

The Edmond J. Safra Family Lodge

Clinical Research Initiatives

Clinician Highlight

Clinical Research Training Programs

Organizational Effectiveness and Efficiency Initiatives

Public Outreach

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Organizational Structure and Programs
Photo: Dr. King Li (second from left), director of the clinical Center’s Imaging Sciences Progrm, emphasiszes the important role all employees play in customer service.

At the 2002 leadership customer service training session, senior managers listen as Dr. King Li (second from left), director of the Clinical Center’s Imaging Sciences Program, emphasizes the important role all employees play in customer service.

The Clinical Center organization supports programs in the areas of Clinical Research, Patient Care and Hospital Services and Management and Operations. Each organizational unit—department, office or service—strives to deliver the most efficient and effective healthcare practices in support of the relevant program goals and objectives.

Clinical Research
Conducting and/or supporting Clinical Center clinical research are:

  • Anesthesia and Surgical Services
  • Biostatistics
  • Clinical Bioethics
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Dental Clinic
  • Hospital Epidemiology
  • Imaging Sciences
  • Laboratory Medicine
  • Pain and Palliative Care
  • Pharmacy
  • Protocol Services
  • Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Transfusion Medicine

Patient Care and Hospital Support Operations
Providing Clinical Center direct patient care and/or support for patients are:

  • Clinical Research Informatics
  • Credentials and Privileging
  • Facilities Management
  • Housekeeping and Fabric Care
  • Materials Management
  • Medical Records
  • Networks and Applications
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Patient Representative
  • Social Work
  • Spiritual Ministry

Management and Operations
Supporting the Clinical Center management and/or operational needs are:

  • Administrative Management and Planning
  • Communications
  • Children’s School
  • Equal Employment Opportunity
  • Financial Management
  • Human Resources
  • Hospital Safety
  • Office of the Director
  • Patient Recruitment and Public Liaison
  • Planning and Organizational Development

See more information:
Protocols by Research Type >
Breakdown of Clinical Trials >
Patient Activity >
Home States of all Active Clinical Center Patients >

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