John Luk, MD, FAAP, FNAP
Assistant Dean for Interprofessional Integration and Associate Professor
The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School
John Luk serves as the associate professor and assistant dean for interprofessional integration at Dell Medical School, and works with colleagues and stakeholders on and off campus to create experiences that will prepare graduates to be effective team players, communicators and leaders. He helped to create the UT Austin Center for Health IPE. He serves as the inaugural director of the Dell Medical School Academy of Distinguished Educators and was selected as a member of The University of Texas Kenneth I. Shine, M.D., Academy of Health Science Education. As a pediatric hospitalist, he also cares for hospitalized children and their families.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
An Interprofessional Socialization Pedagogy--preparing Students to Enter the Clinical Learning Environment
The seminar will introduce socialization of the interprofessional collaborative culture as an important pedagogical approach to prepare health professions students to enter the clinical learning environment and to center the learning experiences on interprofessional health ecosystem that includes patients, families, caregivers, and communities. The authors will share insights and outcomes of a foundational interprofessional course at one major research university that brought together about 300 students and faculty from on-campus four health professions programs (pharmacy, nursing, social…
Telehealth increases health care value and access to care. Its adoption has been accelerated due to COVID-19, impacting practicing clinicians and health professions learners. The abrupt transition to online learning spurred the rapid development of a telehealth simulation with standardized patients for 273 student learners from medicine, nursing, pharmacy and social work enrolled in a longitudinal, 2-semester interprofessional education (IPE) foundations curriculum. The telehealth simulation involving an interprofessional palliative care team meeting with a family caregiver, played by…