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Dec 2022 / Jan 2023
Clinical Center launches new wellness initiative
The new program, called the Clinical Center Wellness Committee, seeks to elevate awareness of existing wellbeing opportunities and to leverage those programs more effectively.
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Flu shots provided at NIH until Nov. 4
The NIH Clinical Center opened its annual Flu clinic for staff with off-campus locations listed at foiltheflu.nih.gov.
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Levine visits NIH for briefing and Pride event
Admiral Rachel L. Levine visited the NIH Clinical Center in June.
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Art project in the Clinical Center focuses on overdose crisis
An art project in the Clinical Center helps family members process loss.
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Gubbi honored as Distinguished Clinical Teacher
NIH Clinical Fellows select Dr. Sriram Gubbi for the 2022 Distinguished Clinical Teacher Award.
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Hospital and NIH Blood Bank thankful for dedicated blood donors
Dedicated blood donors help ensure there are enough blood products to support patients receiving treatments at the hospital.
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Virtual and vital: Camp Fantastic reaches kids with cancer
For nearly 40 years, kids with cancer in treatment at the NIH National Cancer Institute Pediatric Oncology Branch and other area treatment centers get a special treat each summer – a week at Camp Fantastic, located in Front Royal, Va.
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Hospital adopts policy for patient recordings
Social media is a huge part of American life with 500 million tweets posted each day and 221.6 million Americans using Facebook in 2020.
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Quilt marks medical journey
NIH Clinical Center Surgeon-in-Chief Jeremy Davis accepted a handmade quilt from his patient Dana Dunham and her sibling Signe Lewis.
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On the frontline of research for COVID-19
During the COVID-19 pandemic, NIH has been on the frontline and is conducting and supporting research to prevent, treat and better understand the virus.
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50 years of Clinical Center News
The NIH Clinical Center celebrated the 50th anniversary of Clinical Center News, first published in June 1971 as Closeup.
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Participate in a Clinical Trial at NIH
The NIH Clinical Center's Office of Patient Recruitment has an important mission – connecting patients with the more than 1,500 research studies happening at the National Institutes of Health.
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Levine visits NIH for briefing and Pride event
Admiral Rachel L. Levine visited the NIH Clinical Center in June.
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Art project in the Clinical Center focuses on overdose crisis
An art project in the Clinical Center helps family members process loss.
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Hospital and NIH Blood Bank thankful for dedicated blood donors
Dedicated blood donors help ensure there are enough blood products to support patients receiving treatments at the hospital.
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Hospital staff share their experiences for Hispanic Heritage Month
Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 marks Hispanic Heritage Month, a celebration of the people and culture who contribute to the nation's cultural mosaic.
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Clinical Center cGMP Sterility Lab is first of its kind in an academic hospital
The Department of Laboratory Medicine's Sterility Lab performs behind-the-scenes operations normally taken for granted at the NIH Clinical Center.
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One month, many stories
Over the past twelve months, the rise in anti-Asian hate and xenophobia, combined with a global pandemic have made this Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month more important than ever.
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Hernandez honored as Distinguished Clinical Teacher
Dr. Jonathan Hernandez, a surgical oncologist with the Surgical Oncology Program in the National Cancer Institute, was presented the NIH 2021 Distinguish Clinical Teacher Award (DCTA).
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Caring for the caregivers
The life of a healthcare professional can be difficult: working long hours in an often hectic environment.
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Should unused clinical samples be repurposed for further research?
Many clinical research studies struggle to find enough participants. Meanwhile, during their regular operations, clinicians, hospitals and clinics frequently see many patients.
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Hospital begins journey to earn Magnet accreditation
Led by the Nursing Department, the Clinical Center has started the journey to achieve accreditation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Magnet® hospital.
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Stanford Artificial Intelligence Expert Presents Doppman Lecture
The NIH Clinical Center Radiology and Imaging Sciences Department hosted the 19th annual John Doppman Lecture for Imaging Sciences Oct. 16.
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Dr. Charles Natanson awarded the 2020 Distinguished Clinical Teaching Award
The 2020 NIH Distinguished Clinical Teaching Award (DCTA) was awarded in a virtual presentation on June 10, 2020 to Dr. Charles Natanson, senior investigator and chief of the Anesthesia Section...
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Undiagnosed Diseases Program brings hope to patients with perplexing conditions
No one likes to be sick. But imagine having an illness that your doctor can't identify.
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NIH researcher recounts pursuing a treatment for childhood tumors
In December 2021, Dr. Brigitte Widemann, Chief of the Pediatric Branch for the National Cancer Institute, presented the Astute Clinician Lecture, Advancing Therapies for Neurofibromatosis Type 1 (NF1): Lessons Learned from Every Patient.
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Updates from the Patient Recruitment Office
Now recruiting patients with certain types of RASopathy syndromes
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These complex patients were being screened out; now they’re being screened in
New Autoimmune Brain Disorders Program highlights patient inclusion and interdisciplinary collaboration
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Science, society and lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic
In addition to being a public health challenge, pandemics are also an economic and social challenge.
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Obesity shown to be a significant factor in COVID-19 complications
People with obesity have an increased risk of catching the virus as well as intensified adverse effects - this topic was front and center...
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