For more information on The Edmond J. Safra Family Lodge, including details on referrals and use of the facility, call 301-496-6500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Ila Flannigan is executive director and Vivian Yang serves as general manager of the Safra Family Lodge.
Guests must be referred by the Institute/Center conducting the patient’s clinical research study.
- Must be a family member, caregiver, or loved one supporting an adult patient at the NIH Clinical Center. Under special circumstances, adult patients may be Lodge guests.
- Must live more than 50 miles from the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland
- Must be over 18 years of age (unless accompanied by an adult).
- May stay up to 27 consecutive nights
The following are the registration priority guidelines:
Guests of inpatients in intensive care
Guests of inpatients who are receiving palliative or end-of-life care
Guests of inpatients who are undergoing inpatient surgery or who are admitted for a length of stay of equal to or greater than one week
Discharged inpatients transitioning to home (and their guests)
Please send letters and/or packages for Lodge guests to the following address:
c/o The Edmond J. Safra Family Lodge
65 Center Drive
Bethesda, Maryland 20892