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Daniel J. Skiest, MD, FACP, FIDSA

Department of Medicine
Division of Infectious Disease

Institutional Leadership Roles

  • Vice Chair for Academic Affairs, Department of Medicine at UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate
  • Director, Adult HIV/AIDS Program at Baystate Medical Center
  • Director, Clinical Research, Division of Infectious Disease at Baystate Medical Center
  • Chair, Internal Medicine Grand Rounds Committee at Baystate Medical Center

Academic Appointment

  • Professor of Medicine at UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate

Education and Training

  • University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT
    Fellowship, Infectious Diseases (1992-1994)
  • University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
    Residency, Internal Medicine (1988-1991)
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH
    M.D. (1984-1988)
  • Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
    B.A., Government (1980-1984)

Scholarly Foci

  • Diagnosis and treatment of HIV/AIDS
  • HIV-related complications
  • COVID-19 infection

Scholarly Activity

View a list of Dr. Skiest's publications in the Scholarly Commons repository.

Professional Societies and Leadership Roles (Limit 5)

  • Massachusetts Medical Society
    • Member (2010-present)
  • Massachusetts Infectious Diseases Society
    • Member (2007-present)
  • International AIDS Society-USA
    • Member (2005-present)
  • HIV Medicine Association
    • Member (2003-present)
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America
    • Fellow (2002-present)
    • Member (1995-2001)

Significant Honors and Awards (Limit 5)

  • Weinberg Award for Academic Excellence, Baystate Medical Center (2016)
  • Top 10 Department of Medicine Teachers, Baystate Health Staff (2010)
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians (2005)
  • Fellow, Infectious Diseases Society of America (2002)
  • SmithKline Beecham Junior Faculty Award in Infectious Diseases, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX (2000-2001)

Contact Information

Department of Medicine
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199

(Updated January 2023)