On July 6, 1953, the NIH Clinical Center opened its doors to patients. Oveta Culp Hobby, the Secretary of Welfare, said at the time, "We are now carrying on in the United States the most intensive and widespread research attack on human disease that the world has ever seen."
Seventy years later, the Clinical Center remains a national focal point for clinical research and creating cures that improve the health of the nation and the world.
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Scientist Artists Exhibit
July 8 - Oct. 7, 2023 and Oct. 7, 2023 - Jan. 9, 2024
May 22 - Aug. 25 2023
Clinical Center Arboretums
70th Anniversary Grand Rounds Lecture
June 28, 2023
Lecture featured former NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins.