LuAnn Wilkerson, EdD
Disclosures: Nothing to disclose - 01/03/2022

Biographical Sketch, 2021

LuAnn Wilkerson, EdD

 

 

 

LuAnn Wilkerson, EdD, is Associate Dean for Evaluation and Faculty Development and Professor of Medical Education at the Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin where her responsibilities include program evaluation, assessment of learning, and enhancement of teaching capacities across the medical education continuum.  Her educational research interests include assessment of clinical performance, problem-based learning, and the evaluation of outcomes of curricular innovations. She is regularly involved in facilitating faculty development workshops on enhancing teaching, learning, and assessment as well as mentoring individual faculty members in building careers as medical educators. 

 

Since completing her doctorate in education at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Wilkerson has become a national leader in medical education, serving elected roles in the Association of American Medical Colleges, the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, and the American Educational Research Association. Through her publications, presentations, and workshops, she has assisted hundreds of medical school faculty members in the study and improvement of teaching and learning with a special focus on the challenges of clinical teaching, the implementation of student-centered educational methods, and the promotion of humanistic care.