Professor of Medicine
Kenneth H. Fye Chair in Rheumatology
Director, Rheumatology Fellowship Program
University of California, San Francisco
David I. Daikh is a rheumatologist, Professor of Medicine and Kenneth H. Fye Chair in Rheumatology at the University of California, San Francisco, (UCSF). He is also and Chief of the Division of Rheumatology at the San Francisco VA Medical Center where he also directs the Rheumatology and Arthritis Clinic. He earned his B.A. from the University of Oregon, his MD from the Oregon Health Sciences University School of Medicine and his PhD in biochemistry and molecular biology from Oregon Health Sciences University Vollum Institute. He completed his residency in internal medicine and fellowship in rheumatology UCSF.
Dr. Daikh’s research has focused on mechanisms of autoimmune disease in models of lupus and is a recipient of the Dubois Lecturship of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR). Dr. Daikh is actively involved in medical education and training. He serves as the Director of the UCSF Rheumatology Fellowship Training Program and is a member of the UCSF Academy of Medical Educators. He is also a UCSF Master Clinician and Fellow of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Daikh has served as Vice President and President of the ACR Rheumatology Research Foundation. He is currently serves as President of the American College of Rheumatology.