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Our Organization


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Departments, Services, and Offices

The Clinical Center organization supports programs in the areas of Clinical Research, Patient Care and Hospital Services and Management and Operations.

Clinical Research
Conducting and/or supporting Clinical Center clinical research are:

  • Anesthesia and Surgical Services
  • Biostatistics
  • Clinical Bioethics
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Dental Clinic
  • Hospital Epidemiology
  • Imaging Sciences
  • Laboratory Medicine
  • Pain and Palliative Care
  • Pharmacy
  • Protocol Services
  • Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Transfusion Medicine

Patient Care and Hospital Support Operations
Providing Clinical Center direct patient care and/or support for patients are:

  • Clinical Research Informatics
  • Credentials and Privileging
  • Facilities Management
  • Housekeeping and Fabric Care
  • Materials Management
  • Medical Records
  • Networks and Applications
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Patient Representative
  • Social Work
  • Spiritual Ministry

Management and Operations
Supporting the Clinical Center management and/or operational needs are:

  • Administrative Management and Planning
  • Communications
  • Children's School
  • Equal Employment Opportunity
  • Financial Management
  • Human Resources
  • Hospital Safety
  • Office of the Director
  • Patient Recruitment and Public Liaison
  • Planning and Organizational Development

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