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Women's History Month 2019

We cultivate a culture of inclusion where diverse talent is leveraged to advance health discovery.

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Champions of Diversity at NIH

Rashida Moore, D.V.M.

National Institute of Allergy
and Infectious Diseases

Dr. Ian Moore

National Institute of Allergy
and Infectious Diseases

Dr. Wanda Whitney

National Library
of Medicine

Dr. Robert Rivers

National Institute of Diabetes
and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Upcoming Events & Training

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 9:00am

Building 10 FAES Rm 1

Equal Employment Opportunity Compliance for Employees focuses on Federal EEO Laws, Theories of Discrimination, Workplace Harassment/Hostile Environment (including Sexual Harassment), Reasonable Accommodation, and Retaliation/Reprisal. As a supplement to the mandatory EEO online training, this in-person class is designed to meet the following learning objectives:

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 1:00pm

Building 10 FAES Rm 3

SafeZone Training is designed to promote awareness and education on the particular needs and concerns of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex individuals as well as other sexual and gender minorities (represented by the acronym LGBTI). SafeZone addresses many of the commonly held misperceptions, myths, and stereotypes related to LGBTI communities. Training is designed to improve understanding and help everyone at the NIH accept fellow employees as they are and as they want to be identified.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 9:00am

Building 45 Rm F1/F2

Building an Inclusive Workplace, your organization’s leaders will be equipped with skills to build highly inclusive teams and leverage peoples’ differences to maximize results. This training program underscores the business imperatives for leveraging the cultural backgrounds, personal characteristics, and unique experiences of all employees to truly promote and benefit from an inclusive workplace.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 9:00am

Building 50 Rm 1328/1334

The Prevention of Workplace Harassment for Clinicians and Scientists will reveal how to improve overall performance that positively impacts patient experiences and operational excellence. It will focus on the quality of participants day-to-day interactions with patients, care teams, and staff.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 9:00am

Building 45 Rm G1/G2

Most federal employees have either witnessed or been the target of bullying in the workplace yet there are few policies or guidelines directed at informing employees of their rights or methods to address the issue in the workplace. The NIH Anti-Bullying Training is designed to educate employees and managers of the prevalence of bullying in the workplace; while seeking a means to eliminate bullying within the federal government. This course will satisfy the No FEAR Act and Prevention of Sexual Harassment mandatory training requirements.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 9:00am

Building 45 Rm F1/F2

Workplace Harassment for Managers and Supervisors provides leaders with the skills and insights they need to achieve positive business results and engage employees in ways that inspire their best work. In addition to focusing on the law, this course also focuses on a wide range of behaviors to offer a comprehensive learning solution based on realistic business simulations to spark new insights for leaders in how “doing what we’ve always done” is affecting results in ways they may not have considered. With simple and sustainable learning models and tools, leaders will develop skills proven to positively impact the workplace culture and business results.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 9:00am

Building 45 Rm G1/G2

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.

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.

1 NIH Director...

1 NIH Director...

...who ROCKS OUT against disease.