Dr. Dave Klocke
Executive Consultant and Coach
Dr. Klocke is an experienced and trained executive coach and consultant. His passion and expertise lies in helping other physicians develop their leadership skills to drive excellence in healthcare.
Dr. Klocke is an accomplished physician executive with over 35 years of clinical and leadership experience with a demonstrated ability to deliver results with integrity. He understands physician challenges, having practiced for over thirty years as an emergency physician and hospitalist in government, community hospital and academic medical settings.
In addition to his clinical experience Dr. Klocke has held leadership and academic appointments in the U.S. Public Health Service, St. Mary-Corwin Hospital in Pueblo, Colorado, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and most recently as the Chief Medical Officer for Regional Health in Rapid City, South Dakota where he led inpatient and outpatient practices and the employed physician enterprise where he created a physician leadership development infrastructure.
Dr. Klocke has published original articles on quality, safety and physician leadership in a number of journals including Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Annals of Emergency Medicine, American Journal of Medical Quality, Medical Economics, Medical Audio –Digest and others and he has presented nationally and internationally on clinical and leadership topics.
Dr. Klocke earned his M.D. at the University of Colorado, a Masters in Healthcare Administration from the University of Minnesota, a Certificate in Medical Management from the American College of Physician Executives, and completed Mayo Clinic’s Physician Leadership Program, LEAD Program, and the Franciscan Leadership Pilgrimage in Assisi, Italy.
He and his wife Kim reside in Hastings, Minnesota.