Kevin Allen

Assistant Professor

Kevin Allen

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Emergency Medicine


Dr. Kevin L. Allen Jr.
Assistant Professor in Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine
Appointment Date: 2018

Dr. Allen is a 2012 graduate of Meharry Medical College School of Medicine in Nashville, TN. They completed their pediatric residency training at Medical College of Georgia in 2015 and completed a Fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, GA in 2018. Their research focus during their fellowship involved ultrasound versus CT for acute appendicitis in children and is pending publication. Dr. Allen joined the Emergency Medicine faculty in 2018 and is involved in teaching medical students, residents, and fellows in Special Topics. Dr. Allen currently serves as Co-Medical Director of the Child Protection Team (child abuse) at Children's Hospital of Georgia. He also serves as a co-director of the Diversity and Equality Curriculum for the EM department.

Specialty Focus: Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Critical Care, Child Abuse, Diversity and Equality

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  • MD, Medicine Meharry Medical College, 2012

  • BS, Biology/Biological Sciences, General North Carolina Central Univers, 2008


  • American Board of Pediatrics- General Pediatrics American Board of Pediatrics, 2017

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support American Heart Association, 2015

  • Advanced Trauma Life Support American College of Surgeons, 2015

  • Basic/Advanced Disaster Life Support National Disaster Life Support Foundation, 2015

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support Instructor American Heart Association, 2015

  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program American Acadamy of Pediatrics, 2012

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support 2011

  • Basic Life Support American Heart Association, 2009

  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine Certification American Academy of Pediatrics, 2021

  • DEAL 2020

  • ACL AHA, 2020

  • BLS AHA, 2020

  • PALS AHA, 2020

  • PHY GA Medical Board, 2016

Awards & Honors

  • SHINE Award AU Health Recognition Committee, 2023

  • Outstanding Pediatric Clinical Faculty AU Department of Emergency Medicine, 2022

  • Gold Humanism Honor Society Class of 2021 Gold Humanism Honor Society, 2021

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • REMD 5000

    Emergency Medicine
  • MEDI 6150

    MCG YOU+
  • EMED 5001

    Emergency Medicine Clkship
  • MEDI 6110

    Patient Centered Learning 1
  • MEDI 6310

    Patient Centered Learning 3
  • MEDI 6610

    PCL - Enrichment Fall
  • PHAS 5311


Teaching Interests

Child Abuse


Selected Recent Publications

  • To Swim or Not to Swim? A Review of Drowning Injuries in Children, 2016
  • Bronchiolitis: Safely Doing Less and the New AAP Guidelines, 2015
  • Context Dependent Function of APPb Enhancer Identified Using Enhancer Trap - Containing BACs as Transgenes and Zebrafish, 2008
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Child Abuse
Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Department Service

  • AU Emergency Response Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Other

University Service

  • Violent Task Force 2020 - Present

    Role: Task Force Chair
  • Physician Wellness Committee 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Housestaff Wellbeing Committee 2012 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Patient Experience Leadership Team 2012 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Public Service

  • Multidisciplinary Case Review Team/Medical Expert 2018 - Present

    Role: Member
  • Voice for Kid's Health 2012 - 2015

    Role: Officer, President/Elect/Past