Biography

Dr. Broker practices Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics providing primary care to individuals of all ages. He is originally from Minnesota, and received his undergraduate and medical school degrees from the University of Minnesota. Afterwards, desiring to treat individuals across the lifespan he completed Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics residency with the University of Arizona Phoenix, also serving as chief resident during his final year. He joined UT Southwestern Medical Center in 2019.

Dr. Broker enjoys teaching about health promotion and wellness. His goal is to bring together the benefits of medical science and the therapeutic context of a person’s life. Additionally, he partners with his patients to form goals to improve health, with a focus on effective and therapeutic communication. His specific interests include general primary care and health promotion, healthcare transition of children to adult care, adolescent and adult sexual health, HIV prevention including pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP), and healthcare provider wellness. In his free time, he enjoys exercising, yoga, rollerblading, cooking, reading and spending time with family and friends.

Education

Medical School
University of Minnesota Medical School (2015)
Internship
University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix (2016), Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
Residency
University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix (2019), Internal Medicine & Pediatrics

Research Interest

  • Adolescent Seual Health Screenings including Adolescent HIV and Asymptomatic Gonorrhea/Chlamydia
  • Healthcare Provider Wellness and Mental Health
  • Healthcare Transition of Children to Adult Care
  • Quality Improvement of Healthcare Processes and Health Screenings

Honors & Awards

  • Internal Medicine - Pediatrics Leadership Award
    University of Arizona @ Phoenix (2019)
  • J. Kipp Charlton MD Resident Humanitarian Award for Community Service
    University of Arizona @ Phoenix (2019)
  • First Place for Quality Improvement for the Section of Internal Medicine - Pediatrics on HIV Screening
    American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference (2018)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics (2015)
  • American College of Physicians (2015)
  • American Medical Association (2013)
  • Sigma Theta Tau International (Honor Society of Nursing) (2009)