Hands-on Workshop: Skin Allergy Testing

Sunday, March 3 (2:00 – 4:00 pm)
Room 3220, LLU Centennial Complex

This workshop will provide attendees with an introduction to allergy skin testing for people with allergic rhinitis and food allergy followed by a hands-on session in skin testing.

  • Describes the indications and contraindications for allergy skin testing
  • Demonstrate the technique of allergy skin testing and describe factors that can affect skin testing
  • Interpret skin testing results
Assistant Clinical Professor, Immunology & Allergy, UCLA

Eric Y. Yuen, MD, MS

Assistant Clinical Professor, Immunology & Allergy, UCLA

Assistant Clinical Professor, Immunology & Allergy, UCLA

Eric Y. Yuen, MD, MS

Assistant Clinical Professor, Immunology & Allergy, UCLA

Dr. Eric Yen is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Section of Clinical Immunology and Allergy at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). He is an allergist/immunologist and a pediatric rheumatologist who practices in Torrance/SouthBay and Santa Monica. He treats adults and children with allergies and immune deficiencies, and children with autoimmune disorders (rheumatology). He is board certified in allergy and immunology, pediatrics, and pediatric rheumatology.

Dr. Yen is actively engaged in research and teaching. His work has appeared in Annals of Internal Medicine, Arthritis & Rheumatology among others. He teaches medical students, residents, and clinical fellows.

Dr. Yen received his medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He completed his internship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and his residency at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital. He then completed a dual fellowship in allergy/immunology and pediatric rheumatology at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. He earned his undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University, graduating summa cum laude.

Dr. Yen is a member of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology and Childhood Arthritis & Rheumatology Research Alliance.

Convention Notes

The Annual Postgraduate Convention (APC) is sponsored by the Alumni Association of the School of Medicine of Loma Linda University. This activity is designed to change and diminish the gap between evidence-based medicine and practice.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Loma Linda University School of Medicine and Alumni Association of the School of Medicine of Loma Linda University. The Loma Linda University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Loma Linda University School of Medicine designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 23.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This program has been planned and implemented in accordance with ACCME essentials and standards. The Loma Linda University School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education relies on its CME faculty to provide program content that is free of commercial bias. Therefore, in accordance with ACCME standards, any faculty and/or provider industry relationships will be disclosed and resolved.

CME Lectures

March 2, 4, 5, 2018

Class Reunions

March 3, 2018

Scientific Posters

March 4, 2018

APC Gala

March 4, 2018