NIH Outreach and Education

NIH Communications

There are communication offices at each of our 27 Institutes and Centers. The Office of Communications & Public Liaison (OCPL) in the Office of the Director speaks for NIH as a whole.

NIH communication offices provide information on NIH programs and activities to the public, scientific community, medical profession, and the media.

Scientific Research and Training Opportunities

The NIH sponsors programs for students in

  • high school;
  • college/university;
  • graduate school and medical/dental school;

as well as researchers doing postbaccaluareate work. See also the Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences (FAES), a non-profit organization sponsoring continuing medical education for physicians.

Science Education for All Ages

The Office of Science Education coordinates science education activities at the NIH and develops and sponsors science education projects. These programs serve elementary, secondary, and college students and teachers and the public.

This page last reviewed on April 5, 2016