The NIH Clinical Center (CC) is the clinical research hospital for the National
Institutes of Health. Through clinical research, physician-investigators translate
laboratory discoveries into better treatments, therapies and interventions to
improve the nation's health. For more information, visit http://clinicalcenter.nih.gov.
Clinical Research Fellows Learn About
Options and Opportunities
|| More than 270 medical and dental students from 70 U.S. schools will be at the
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center next month for the
seventh-annual Clinical Investigator Student Trainee Forum. The students,
who represent the next generation of clinician-scientists, will have
the opportunity to learn more about new medical research methods
and technologies and to network with established clinical and translational
The forum is a program of the NIH Clinical Center’s Office of Clinical Research Training and Medical Education to encourage collaborations and professional relationships and to educate on the process of building a career in clinical research. Attendees will hear about the latest breakthroughs and current research from National Institutes of Health leaders. A panel of alumni from the same year-long research enrichment programs attending this forum will discuss their careers and perspectives on the pathways to success.
New this year, organizers will update attendees on the schedule and presentation content via the Twitter handle CCMedEd, using the tag #CIST. Interested parties who could not make it to the meeting can tweet questions for presenters marked with the same tag.
|| Nov. 4-6, 2009
||Masur Auditorium NIH Clinical Center National
Institutes of Health Bethesda, Md.
||Members of the media are
welcome to attend all events; for a full schedule, contact
Maggie McGuire, NIH Clinical Center communications specialist,
at 301-594-5789 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) — The Nation's
Medical Research Agency — includes 27 Institutes and
Centers and is a component of the U.S. Department of Health and
Human Services. It is the primary federal agency for conducting
and supporting basic, clinical and translational medical research,
and it investigates the causes, treatments, and cures for both
common and rare diseases. For more information about NIH and
its programs, visit www.nih.gov.