NIH Clinical Center

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National Institutes of Health Clinical Center


Message from the Director

Important Events in Clinical Center History

Governance and Accreditation

Organization Structure and Programs

Heralding Fifty Years of Clinical Caring and Clinical Research

The Mark O. Hatfield Clinical Research Center

Activation Planning for the Clinical Research Center

The Edmond J. Safra Family Lodge

Clinical Research

Clinician Highlight

Clinical Research Training

Organizational Effectiveness and Efficiency

Public Outreach

Clinical Center Profile Archives

Profile 2004
Photo: Clinical Center front viewCelebrating 50 years of Clinical Research

The NIH Clinical Center will serve as a premier center for clinical research. A model of collaborative excellence, the NIH Clinical Center will lead through innovation in the design, conduct, training, and impact of clinical research


The NIH Clinical Center is the clinical research facility of the National Institutes of Health. It provides patient care, services, training, and the environment in which NIH clinician-scientists creatively translate emerging knowledge into better understanding, detection, treatment, and prevention of human diseases for the health of a diverse nation.

Photo: Safra Lodge front view Photo: View from above of Clinical Center

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