NIHMS supports many login routes to authenticate different types of users. Select your login route based on who supports your research and how (e.g., staff/intramural or awardee/grantee). Publishers and other users can access the NIHMS system by selecting an applicable institution or organization from All Login Options.

Primary Funding OrganizationLogin Route for Awardees and Extramural InvestigatorsLogin Route for Staff and Intramural Researchers
National Institutes of Health (NIH)eRA CommonsNIH Login
Administration for Community Living (ACL)All Login OptionsHHS AMS
Agency for Healthcare and Research Quality (AHRQ)eRA CommonsHHS AMS
Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR)All Login OptionsHHS AMS
Bill and Melinda Gates FoundationAll Login Options--
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)eRA CommonsHHS AMS
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)All Login OptionsEPA Account*
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)eRA CommonsHHS AMS
Health Research Alliance Member (HRA)ORCiD** or Google** available from All Login Options--
Homeland Security, Department of (DHS)--All Login Options
Note: All DHS submissions will be completed by specified points of contact within DHS.
Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)--HHMI Account
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)--NIST Account***
Veterans Affairs, Department of (VA)--eRA Commons

*EPA Intramural Researchers should be inside the EPA network and MUST use Chrome.
**Registration of this account with the funding organization is required to associate your funding with an NIHMS submission.
***NIST Staff should be inside the NIST firewall.

If you cannot remember whether you have an account or which account you previously used for a submission, please use the “Request email reminder” feature on the login page or contact the NIHMS Help Desk.

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