Department of Laboratory Medicine

Our Organization

The Clinical Center Environment

The Clinical Center is located on the NIH main campus in Bethesda, Maryland and supports the intramural research programs of the NIH institutes. Patients come from both domestic and international locations to participate in research protocols at the Clinical Center.

How We Are Different From Other Hospitals

  • A 200-inpatient bed hospital solely dedicated to biomedical research
  • Patient care units and outpatient clinics support hundreds of active research protocols
  • No obstetrical, emergency or trauma departments

The Mark O. Hatfield Clinical Research Center

The Mark O. Hatfield Clinical Research Center was completed in 2004.

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This page last updated on 05/25/2022

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