Amy L. Billett, MD

Director of Safety and Quality, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Institute Physician
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Office Phone: 617-632-5640
Appointment Phone: 888-733-4662 (new); 617-632-3270 (established)
Fax: 617-632-4811
Preferred Contact Method: office phone

General

Treatment Centers
Disciplines
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Clinical Interests
Lymphoma (Hodgkin and Non-Hodgkin), Quality improvement, Patient safety, Electronic health records, Management of nausea and vomiting, Global health

Location

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
450 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA  02215

Background

Board Certifications
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 2001
Fellowships
Boston Children's Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 1990
Residency
University of Washington Hospitals, 07/85 to 06/87
Internships
Children's Hospital and Medical Center , 07/84 to 06/85
Medical School
Harvard Medical School, 1984
Biography
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.

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