NIH Record - National Institutes of Health

Public Service Recognition Week, May 1-7

Dr. Collins displays placard.
NIH director Dr. Francis Collins supports #PSRW and #Proud2ServeUSA.

Public Service Recognition Week honors those who serve our nation as federal, state and local government employees. Events are being held May 1-7. Here is how NIH employees can participate:

  • Take a photo of yourself with the completed “I Heart Public Service” template at Be sure to take high-resolution photos.
  • Upload your photo to Facebook and/or Twitter using the following hashtags: #NIH, #PSRW and #Proud2ServeUSA. The #NIH hashtag allows NIH to find our employees. This can be done during the week of May 1-7.
  • Or send your photo to Images will be posted on NIH social media outlets.

If you have questions or would like more information, contact Anait Freeman at Visit for a list of local observances.

The NIH Record

The NIH Record, founded in 1949, is the biweekly newsletter for employees of the National Institutes of Health.

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