The NIH Executive Secretariat (ES) is located
organizationally in the Immediate Office of the Director of the NIH.
The Executive Secretariat manages the flow of information to and from,
and the storage and retrieval of records concerning
the activities of, the NIH Director and Deputy Director.
The Executive Secretariat is located physically
in the Shannon Building (Building 1) on the Bethesda campus of the
NIH. You can contact us at the following address, phone number, or
Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health
Shannon Building (Building 1), Room B1- 56
1 Center Drive, MSC 0122
Bethesda, Maryland 20892-0122
The ES promotes using plain language in all documents. Because part of the NIH mission is
to reach all Americans with health information they can use, we try
to communicate in a way that helps people to easily understand our