Leveraging PACHE Strengths to Advance Cancer and Cancer Health Disparities Research



NCI Shady Grove Campus
9609 Medical Center Drive
Rockville, MD 20850


Participants are responsible for all costs to attend this meeting.

Local Airports

The local airports are Ronald Reagan National Airport and Dulles International Airport. National Airport is 24 miles and Dulles International is 29 miles from the NCI campus.


  • Starting January 22, 2018, passengers with a driver’s license issued by a state that is still not compliant with the REAL ID Act (and has not been granted an extension) will need to show an alternative form of acceptable identification for domestic air travel to board their flight. Therefore, we encourage all U.S. travelers to bring their government-issued passports as a precaution.
  • More information on the REAL ID Act can be found here:

Security Information

All visitors will be asked to submit to a security screening upon entering the building. Please allow yourself an additional 15 minutes to be processed through security. Visitors will be required to show one (1) form of identification (a government-issued photo ID, driver's license, passport, green card, etc.).

Attendees will be escorted from the security area to the registration desk each morning.

Transportation to NCI Shady Grove Campus

The meeting will take place at the NCI Shady Grove campus. The building is 1.3 miles (5 minutes) from the Courtyard Gaithersburg Washingtonian Center Hotel.

Shuttle: A shuttle is being provided to transport attendees from the hotel to the meeting facility. The shuttle schedule will be provided at a later date.

Alternately, taxicabs are available in front of the Courtyard Gaithersburg Washingtonian Center Hotel.

Metrorail/Subway: The NCI Shady Grove campus is accessible by Metrorail on the Red Line at the Shady Grove Metro Station. NCI offers a complimentary shuttle service to/from the campus to the Shady Grove Station. The shuttle runs every 15 minutes.

Please visit the Metrorail website at to access a map of the Metrorail system.

Parking: Visitors should park in the multi-level parking garage located across from the 9609 Medical Center Drive building. Parking is complimentary.

Driving Directions: Please visit the NCI Shady Grove campus website for directions at