John Luk, M.D.
Assistant Dean of Interprofessional Integration, Department of Medical Education
Courtesy Associate Professor, Department of Medical Education
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Drexel University College of Medicine
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland
John Luk serves as the assistant dean for interprofessional integration at Dell Medical School. He works with colleagues and stakeholders on and off campus to create experiences that will prepare graduates to be effective team players, communicators and leaders. On campus, he serves on the Health Interprofessional Practice and Education Steering Committee, helping to create the UT Austin’s Center for Health Interprofessional Practice and Education. He has presented nationally and internationally on medical education and interprofessional education. He served as the inaugural director of the Dell Medical School Academy of Distinguished Educators and was selected as a 2018 member of The University of Texas Kenneth I. Shine, M.D., Academy of Health Science Education.
Luk 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 health care practice has also led him to work professional identity formation and human flourishing.
Prior to joining Dell Med, Luk served as the assistant dean for regional medical education in Austin for The University of Texas Medical Branch. He 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 the University of California, Berkeley.
Luk and his wife, a pediatric dentist, enjoy photography, live music and the Austin food scene.
The University of Texas Kenneth I. Shine, M.D., Academy of Health Science Education
Association of American Medical Colleges, Southern Group on Educational Affairs
Chair of Steering Committee, 2019-2023
The Generalists in Medical Education
Chair of Steering Committee, 2016-2017
American Academy of Pediatrics
Kern National Network for Flourishing in Medicine
Board Member, 2021-2022
Lead Marshal & Mace Bearer
Dell Medical School, 2023
Academy of Distinguished Educators
Dell Medical School, 2017
Distinguished Teaching Professor
The University of Texas, 2009
John P. McGovern Academy of Oslerian Medicine Excellence in Clinical Teaching
The University of Texas Medical Branch, 2008