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Impacting Scientific Discovery Through Disability Inclusion: 2019 National Disability Employment Awareness Month

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Upcoming Events & Training

Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 10:30am

Natcher Conference Center, Balcony B

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is pleased to celebrate October as National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) as we remain deeply committed to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion in our research and workplace.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 9:00am

Building 10 FAES Rm 3

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.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 9:00am

Building 45 Rm A

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.

Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 9:00am

Building 10 FAES Rm 7

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, November 20, 2019 - 9:00am

Building 10 FAES Rm 3

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Compliance Training for Managers and Supervisors focuses on Federal Laws, Disparate Treatment, Adverse Impact, Harassment/Hostile Environment, 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, November 26, 2019 - 9:00am

Building 10 FAES Rm 4

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, November 26, 2019 - 1:00pm

Building 10 FAES Rm 4

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.

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.