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AA and NHPI Heritage Month 2022

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Upcoming Events & Training

Thursday, May 26, 2022 - 1:00pm

NIH VideoCast

Dr. K.T. Jeang advocated for the advancement of Asian-American scientists. This year's speaker is Dr. Michael F. Chiang, director of the National Eye Institute, at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. This talk will celebrate Dr. Jeang’s legacy by describing Michael Chiang's experiences in developing a career at the intersection of engineering, ophthalmology, and biomedical informatics – and will describe examples of how the speaker’s career has been shaped by his perspective as an Asian-American.

Tuesday, May 24, 2022 - 9:00am

Zoom

Reasonable accommodation (RA) is defined as any change or adjustment in the work environment that enables a qualified individual with a disability to enjoy equal employment opportunity. This course will provide an introductory training of our Reasonable Accommodation program at NIH.

Tuesday, May 24, 2022 - 1:00pm

Zoom

Reasonable accommodation (RA) is defined as any change or adjustment in the work environment that enables a qualified individual with a disability to enjoy equal employment opportunity. This course will fulfill NIH mandatory requirements for No Fear and POSH.

Tuesday, June 7, 2022 - 9:00am

Zoom

By focusing on day-to-day behaviors along with the law, Workplace Harassment for Employees is part of a comprehensive and sustainable learning solution designed to challenge and motivate employees to consider the impact of their own behavior and encourage them to speak up when issues arise.

Wednesday, June 8, 2022 - 9:00am

Zoom

Most people know that laws exist to protect employees from discrimination and harassment. However, many don't know these laws also protect employees from retaliation. That means employers cannot punish employees for making discrimination or harassment complaints or participating in workplace investigations. This 1.5 hour course addresses several topics including: What is Retaliation, What is an Adverse Action, and What are Protected Activities.

Wednesday, June 8, 2022 - 1:00pm

Zoom

Most people know that laws exist to protect employees from discrimination and harassment. However, many don't know these laws also protect employees from retaliation. That means employers cannot punish employees for making discrimination or harassment complaints or participating in workplace investigations. This 1.5 hour course addresses several topics including: What is Retaliation, What is an Adverse Action, and What are Protected Activities.

Tuesday, June 14, 2022 - 1:00pm

Zoom

Building an Inclusive Workplace for Employees helps build the business case for diversity and inclusion based on participants’ individual experiences and goals. Participants will explore several scenarios and apply skills for building an environment where everyone’s ideas and perspectives are welcome.

Language Access Program

NIH Language Access

There is a significant and increasing LEP population in the United States who need language assistance services. NIH is renewing its commitment to providing meaningful access to its programs and activities to people with limited English proficiency (LEP). NIH Language Access Plan, establishes policy and strategy for all 27 Institutes and Centers (ICs). The Plan serves as a blueprint to help NIH ICs develop their own specific implementation strategies, based on their respective needs and capacity.

6+ NIH Locations

6+ NIH Locations

Based in Bethesda, Maryland, we have Institutes and Centers in Arizona, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, & North Carolina.

27 Institutes & Centers

27 Institutes & Centers

Each IC has a specific research agenda, often focusing on particular diseases or body systems.

85 Nobel Prizes

85 Nobel Prizes

144 NIH-supported researchers have been recipients of 85 Nobel Prizes.

18,000+ Employees

18,000+ Employees

Who represent a diversity of experience, traditions, professions, and identities.

2,500 Universities & Research Institutions

2,500 Universities & Research Institutions

80% of the NIH's budget goes to more than 300,000 research personnel at over 2,500 universities and research institutions.