The NIH Workplace Civility and Equity Survey has Launched

This survey is open to all NIH fellows and trainees who joined on or before July 17, 2022. Your participation in this survey is critical for shaping our efforts to create a workplace that is conducive to the highest quality of research and is inclusive, diverse, and harassment-free for all staff.  

Last month, you should have received an email invitation from with an individualized link to complete the survey. Your response is confidential. No one at NICHD or NIH will have access to individual responses. The survey will remain open for a six-week period through February 24, 2023.
For more information on the NIH Workplace Civility and Equity Survey, please contact or Jemma Robinson, Chief, Workforce Development and Planning Section (, or visit the survey website at

Genetics Policy and Genetics Education Fellowship Opportunities

Beginning this month, applications will be accepted for the 2023–24 Genetics & Public Policy and Genetics Education & Engagement fellowships, cosponsored by the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) and the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI).

For more information, and to apply, visit Genetics & Public Policy Fellowship and Genetics Education & Engagement Fellowship.

NIH UNITE: Ending Structural Racism (ESR) Activities

The NIH UNITE initiative was established to identify and address structural racism within the NIH-supported and the greater scientific community.

The ESR Intranet includes various resources like the ToolkitNewsletterFAQs, and other information.

UNITE Milestones and Progress and the Co-Chairs Corner (public ESR webpages) are other avenues to stay informed on UNITE efforts.