Maria Dall’Era was named Chief of the Division of Rheumatology at UCSF Health

Marie Dall'EraWe are thrilled to announce that Maria Dall’Era has been appointed as Chief of the Division of Rheumatology at our UCSF Health sites, effective immediately. With this appointment, she will also become the Jean S. Engleman Distinguished Professorship in Rheumatology.

Maria grew up in the Bay Area. She received her undergraduate degree in Immunology from UC Berkeley where she worked in the laboratory of James Allison, who went on to win the Nobel Prize. She then crossed the Bay to become a UCSF “lifer”: medical school, residency, chief residency, and rheumatology fellowship. She joined our faculty in 2004.

Maria is a national leader in the care of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). She is co-director of the UCSF Health Lupus Clinic, which cares for over 300 patients with complex SLE.  She received the UCSF Medical Center Exceptional Physician Award in 2010. 

See the chair's full announcement here.