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FAES offers a comprehensive insurance plan to NIH Fellows.

The FAES Insurance Office is open Monday to Thursday 10AM to 4PM by appointment. Please contact FAES by phone 301-496-8063 or email to schedule an appointment. Insurance representatives continue to be available by phone or email Monday to Friday 9AM to 4PM. We continue to process new enrollments, renewals and terminations via email as well. We also continue to offer Virtual Video Health Insurance Consultations. Please email to schedule a virtual meeting.

FAES New Plan Year Starts 11/1/2020


The FAES new insurance plan year begins 11/1/2020. New cards are available for plan participants on and via the myTrustmarkBenefits mobile phone app. Plan participants will receive these cards in the mail within 7-10 business days. Cards will include the new MetLife Dental and Vision information.

Plan participants can also create an account on Please enter employer name “FAES” to register.

Plan information: Guide 2020-2021  and Video

Please contact FAES insurance via email or phone for any questions.

FAES Insurance
(301) 496-8063

FAES makes it simple for Fellows to acquire the health insurance coverage you need for working or training at NIH. We have partnered with Trustmark® and MetLife to provide insurance plans that include medical/prescription, dental and vision for you or your family.

FAES is committed to meeting the insurance needs of Fellows and their families. Our friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful support staff are here to assist you with understanding your plan benefits and responsibilities as well as the many health-related services available to you during your tenure here at NIH.

Hours: 9:00am-4:00pm, Monday-Friday
Phone: 301.496.8063
Fax: 301.480.3585

“Less than one hour for an email reply! Incredibly knowledgeable and excellent in explaining detailed information regarding insurance policies.”
– FAES Feedback Survey Respondent

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BIOF 090 | MATLAB Fundamentals

Registration occurs on a first-come, first-served basis. The deadline for registration is June 10, 2021 at 5:00 PM (ET).

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Summer 2021 Registration Now Open

Register now for credit-bearing three to seven-week online courses and ongoing workshops during June and July, 2021.