John Luk, MD

Assistant Dean of Interprofessional Integration, Assistant Professor

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John Luk serves as the Assistant Dean for Interprofessional Integration and works with colleagues and stakeholders on and off campus to create experiences that will prepare our graduates to be effective team players, communicators, and leaders. John also cares for hospitalized children and their families at Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas. His passion to better prepare physicians for 21st century healthcare practice has also led him to work with premedical college students on healthcare ethics and professional identity formation.

Prior to joining Dell Medical School, John served as the Assistant Dean for Regional Medical Education in Austin for the University of Texas Medical Branch. John completed his Pediatric training at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland in California and went to medical school at Drexel University College of Medicine. He received his Bachelor’s degree from UC Berkeley.

John volunteers at his kids’ school as a yearbook photographer and classroom helper. He and his wife enjoy photography, live music, cycling, and running.

Research Interests

interprofessional collaboration; interprofessional education; teamwork; professional identity formation; medical education

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Research Output 1993 2017

Operationalizing Interprofessional Education in the Clinical Workplace

Hageman, H. L., Huggett, K. N., Simpson, D., Hasbrouck, C. S., Stuber, M. L., Luk, J. & Timmerman, G. M., Dec 1 2017, In : Medical Science Educator. 27, 4, p. 753-758 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Citations (Scopus)

Professional identity formation: creating a longitudinal framework through TIME (Transformation in Medical Education)

Holden, M. D., Buck, E., Luk, J., Ambriz, F., Boisaubin, E. V., Clark, M. A., Mihalic, A. P., Sadler, J. Z., Sapire, K. J., Spike, J. P., Vince, A. & Dalrymple, J. L., Jun 25 2015, In : Academic Medicine. 90, 6, p. 761-767 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

identity formation
medical student
curriculum evaluation

Index of suspicion

Quinones, K., Rathore, G., Reinke, S., Barr, L., Shapiro, J., Luk, J., Renn, C., Fernandez, C. & Romans, R., Jan 1 2013, In : Pediatrics in Review. 34, 8, p. 360-365 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drug Hypersensitivity Syndrome
Antimanic Agents
Pubic Symphysis

Role of V1 receptors in the action of vasopressin on the baroreflex control of heart rate

Luk, J., Ajaelo, I., Wong, V., Wong, J., Chang, D., Chou, L. & Reid, I. A., Jan 1 1993, In : American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology. 265, 3 34-3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vasopressin Receptors
Heart Rate
Arginine Vasopressin