Amy L. Billett, MD
Director of Safety and Quality, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Lymphoma (Hodgkin and Non-Hodgkin), Quality improvement, Patient safety, Electronic health records, Management of nausea and vomiting, Global health
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
450 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 2001
Boston Children's Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 1990
University of Washington Hospitals, 07/85 to 06/87
Children's Hospital and Medical Center , 07/84 to 06/85
Harvard Medical School, 1984
Dr. Billett received her MD from Harvard Medical School in 1984. After completing a residency in pediatrics at the University of Washington Hospitals, she completed a fellowship in pediatric hematology-oncology at Children's Hospital Boston and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and became a staff physician in the pediatric hematology/oncology program in 1990. She was the medical director of the inpatient oncology service at Children's Hospital 1995-2005.
Dr. Billett has participated in multiple projects involving improving systems of care, including development of a pediatric chemotherapy order entry system, implementation of the joint CH-DFCI pediatric electronic health record. She is currently the medical director for patient safety and quality in the pediatric hematology/oncology program, the leader of the pediatric lymphoma program, and an active clinician in the program.
She is a clinical faculty leader of the newly established national collaborative to reduce catheter-associated blood stream infections in pediatric hematology/oncology patients.