December 18, 2002
Dr. Karen E. Broquet has been named assistant dean for graduate medical education at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. [Note: She has since been promoted to associate dean and professor of internal medicine.] She will succeed Dr. Paul Rockey, associate dean for clinical affairs, who leaves SIU in February to become director of graduate medical education for the American Medical Association in Chicago. Broquet is assuming responsibility for the organization, oversight and accreditation of the School's 14 residency and 9 fellowship programs, which currently train 260-plus resident physicians.
Broquet, an associate professor of medicine-psychiatry, has been on the SIU faculty since 1988. She has held several administrative positions, including program director for the psychiatry residency program (1992-2001).
She completed her psychiatry residency at the University of South Alabama Medical Center in Mobile (1988). She earned her medical degree from SIU (1984) and her bachelor's from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale (1981).
She is board certified in adult psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, the Association of Women Psychiatrists, the Association for Academic Psychiatry, and the International Society of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology.
A native of Detroit, Broquet is married to Greg Krutsinger and has two daughters.