Kenneth Yen, MD $$

Emergency Medicine Physician

Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

Languages Spoken:


UT Southwestern Pediatric Group

Education and Training

Medical School
University of IL at Chicago College of Medicine (1996)
University of Chicago Medicine - GME (1999), Pediatrics
Medical College of Wisconsin (2002), Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Post-graduate School
Medical College of Wisconsin (2006)
Board Certification
American Board of Pediatrics/Emergency Medicine

Departments and Programs

  • Research Interests

    • Adapting new and existing technology for use in the ED
    • Clinical decision rules
    • Disaster medicine and trauma
    • EMS and pre-hospital care
    • Perepheral vascular access
  • Publications

    • Use of Monitoring Devices in King C, Henretig F, King B, Loiselle J, Ruddy R, Wiley J, eds. Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Procedures. 2nd ed. Yen K, Gorelick MH. (2008), Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
    • Gynecologic Emergencies in Stone CK, Humphries R, Drigalla D, Stephan M, eds. LANGE Current Diagnosis and Treatment: Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Yen K, Haug J. (2015), McGraw-Hill Education; 492-521.
  • Professional Activities

    • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
    • Society for Pediatric Research (2010-2012)
    • National Association of EMS Physicians (2008-2012)
    • Ambulatory Pediatric Association (2001)
    • Society of Academic Emergency Medicine (2001-2002)
    • American Medical Association (1992-2004)
  • Awards and Honors

    • Citation for Distinguished Service Rendered - American Academy of Pediatrics, Section of Epidemiology (2006)
    • Ken Graff Young Investigator Award - American Academy of Pediatrics (2006)
    • Ambulatory Pediatric Association Fellow Award - Pediatric Academic Society (2001)
    • Best Fellow Research Presentation - Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin (2001)
    • Ludwig Seidel Award - Ambulatory Pediatric Association (2001)

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