Clinical Center News
Winter 2019

Staff honored for improving patient care and the workplace environment

Four men on stage at the awards
From left to right, CAPT Richard Decederfelt, CDR Fortin Georges, NIH Clinical Center CEO Dr. Jim Gilman and Kim Lynch on stage at the CEO Awards (not pictured is Clifton Newell). The Clinical Center Pharmacy Department group were awarded for implementing controlled substances ordering system, making NIH the leader of all other government agencies in having first access to available narcotics during nationwide shortages.
 

In December, Dr. Jim Gilman, CEO of the Clinical Center, proudly presented awards to more than 400 NIH employees for their leadership in helping advance the Clinical Center's priorities of high reliability and quality patient care.

Staff were honored for accomplishments such as:

  • handling nation-wide shortages of healthcare supplies and equipment to assure they were procured in a timely manner
  • exemplary service provided to research teams and patients for arranging urgent/emergent ambulance transportation for critically ill patients
  • development and implementation of a new automated closed-system device for the manufacture of Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T cells;
  • reducing patient harm by assuring the timely administration of STAT antibiotics using data analytics and rapid cycle improvement techniques.

Staff can view the program and award photos online (NIH Staff Only).

Stories
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Staff at the site of a new facility
Woman typing on a Workstation on Wheels computer
Staff view a piece of paper in a kitchen
Men on stage at the awards
Josh and Lisa Danielpour
A redesigned common area in the NIH Clinical Center Edmond J. Safra Family Lodge
Nicholas Rodriquez enjoying the Virtual Reality experience
A young boy voting on gingerbread houses
Retired Navy Capt. Pius A. Aiyelawo speaking at the NIH Veterans Day Celebration Nov. 7
Pediatric patients are given candy by departments at the Clinical Center
a man smiling
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Karen Baker, Dr. Colleen Hadigan and Victoria Anderson stand in a hallway.
Dr. Daniel Kastner examining a patient at the NIH Clinical Center
A nurse provides Dr. Anthony Fauci a flu shot
Food allergy
NIH staff gather at a relay race at the NIH Clinical Center
Dr. Gilman speaks at a podium
Four people listen to a dietician speak about the Nutrition Department while a employee preps food
Prediction and probability maps from prostate cancer researchers
Dr. Francis Collins, Shawn Thomas and Dr. Jim Gilman stand on stage as Thomas holds a plaque
National Symphony Orchestra performance
Two men up close to the MRI magnet, outside
Dr. Christopher Pleyer, Dr. Kelly Stone and Dr. Robert Lembo stand in front of a screen that says Distinguished Clinical Teacher Award Winner. Stone holds a plaque
Artwork decorates stairwells
Dr. William Ward speaks at a podium and a screen behind him is a poster that says Immunohematology & Blood Transfusion, 27th Annual Symposium
Four students and a teacher hold an oversized check to benefits patients at the NIH Clinical Center
Senior leaders at NIH cut a ribbon opening two hospice suites at the Clinical Center
Laptop with stethoscope nearby
Patient Photography Studio
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
Dr. James Gilman stands with Alba C. Murphy as they smile and hold a certificate
A paper cutout of a hand shape with a stick on the end. Text on the paper says I [heart] clean hands
Patient with Degos disease addresses symposium attendees
CDC and NIH representatives stand in a special isolation patient room at the NIH Clinical Center
Eight young men and women line up holding graduation certificates in Lipsett Auditorium
A four panel exhibit with photos, text and artifacts on NIH medical pioneers Christian Anfinsen and Michael Potter
NIH Clinical Center volunteer Chaoyang Wang
Woman with scientific cap on her head plays a touch game
Doctors at NIH speak in a lecture hall during Nurses Week
NIH Clinical Center doctor receives award
Children participate in Take Your Child to Work Day Hematology Lab
Leslie Wehrlen holds a plaque.
Sixteen women, graduates of the program and departmental leaders, gather for a photo
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Pius Aiyelawo swearing into the Senior Executive Service with Dr. Lawrence Tabak
Jackson Taylor (right) and his donor Sean McLaughlin (left)
Dr. Thomas Burklow
Two care providers look at a computer