Susan Klein

Board Member

Susan Klein

Board Member

Susan Klein, M.D., was elected to the Board in 2018.

Susan has been practicing as a faculty member at SIU Decatur Family Medicine Residency for the past 22 years and retired on November 1, 2020. Prior to working there, she practiced in a private practice for six years in Clinton, Illinois, where she was co-director of two nursing homes and admitted to a third. She, along with her husband and another couple, have begun a nonprofit which is organized to restore a historic building in Clinton, Illinois, and will use it to begin a holistic wellness center.

Susan went to the University of Illinois where she obtained her B.S. in Biology pre-med. She then attended the University of Illinois-Chicago Medical School and then did her Family Medicine Residency in Decatur, Illinois at Southern Illinois University – Center for Family Medicine – Decatur. She previously served on a board for medical missions – COPE – as secretary for three years. She just finished a two-year master’s course through Lincoln Christian University in Lincoln, Illinois, on Spiritual Formation.

Susan and her husband of 37 years, Ken, have three daughters and a son. They attend First Christian Church in Clinton and have served on leadership committees. Susan also leads spiritual discipline retreats at FCC, Little Galilee Camp and the Chiara Center. She spends most of her extra time at her nonprofit organizing fundraising events. Her hobbies include cooking, acrylic painting, sewing, and other needle crafts.

Committees: Mission Integration and the Compliance & Quality Improvement