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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity Management (OEODM) serves as the focal point for NIH-wide policy formulation, implementation, coordination, and management of the civil rights, equal opportunity, affirmative employment, and workforce diversity programs of the NIH.
As part of its critical mission, the OEODM provides guidance on Alternative Dispute Resolution procedures and EEO complaints processing.
The OEODM is committed to equal employment opportunity and diversity management in all aspects of employment at the NIH. Equal opportunity at NIH promotes excellence in biomedical research.


The 2008 Special Edition of News and Notes is Now Online!

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Training Announcement: NIH EEO and Diversity Awareness Training

Online Request Form for EEO and Diversity Training:
In addition to OEODM’s many online training courses, OEODM’s highly regarded training staff offer a wide array of facilitated training sessions that can be scheduled by the NIH Institutes and Centers to be provided at your NIH location. OEODM is pleased to announce that training requests can now be made online.

Customer Service Survey

OEODM's new online customer service survey. Tell us how we are doing! Your customer service needs are the priority of the OEODM Institutes and Centers Division.


Important information and statistics regarding The Notification and Federal Employee Anti-discrimination and Retaliation (No FEAR) Act of 2002.

MD-715 is policy guidance and standards for establishing and maintaining effective affirmative programs of equal employment opportunity.

Special Emphasis Programs

American Indian/Alaska Native Employment Program

Asian American/Pacific Islander Employment Program

Black Employment Program

Disability Employment Program

Federal Women's Program

Hispanic Employment Program