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Michael Paklin Lukela MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
Clinical Interests:

His areas of clinical interest include patient safety and alcohol withdrawal. In addition, he is involved in both undergraduate and graduate medical education with an interest in teaching and evaluation.



Medical School or Training

  • Harvard Medical School, 1998


  • University of Michigan Health System, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, MI, 2002

  • University of Michigan Health System, Pediatrics, MI, 2003

Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine

  • Pediatrics


1. Medical education
2. Patient Safety
3. Alcohol Withdrawal


Dr. Lukela is the Director of the Med-Peds program and a hospitalist in the Department of Internal Medicine. He graduated from Harvard Medical School and completed his residency training in the combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics program at the University of Michigan, where he also served as a chief resident in the Department of Pediatrics. His areas of clinical interest are patient safety and educational assessment. He is also the Director of the M2 Clinical Comprehensive Assessment at the Medical School. In his spare time, he enjoys playing with his sons Henry and Nicholas, competing in marathons and triathlons, making furniture and attempting to train his dogs.