Kenneth Yen, M.D.

Associate Professor

Department: Pediatrics


Medical School University of Illinois - Chicago (1996)
Residency University of Chicago (1999), Pediatrics
Fellowship Medical College of Wisconsin (2002), Pediatric Emergency Medicine
University The Medical College of Wisconsin (2006)

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interests

  • Adopting New & Existing Technology for Use in the Emergency Room
  • Clinical Decision Rules
  • Peripheral Vascular Access

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


  • 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)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Ambulatory Pediatric Association
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
  • American Medical Association
  • National Association of EMS Physicians
  • Society for Pediatric Research