Amy Newman, PhD, RN, CPNP, is a nurse practitioner dedicated to the care of pediatric, adolescent and young adult patients at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin (CHW) in the Division of Hematology/Oncology/Blood & Marrow Transplantation. She specializes in the care of patients with different types of solid tumors with an emphasis on sarcoma. Dr. Newman is the co-coordinator of the weekly Multidisciplinary Solid Tumor Conference and Musculoskeletal Oncology Clinic. She is an active member of the Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses as well as the Children’s Oncology Group (COG). She is also co-coordinator of an annual educational event, “Living with Sarcoma: Facing Today with Hope for Tomorrow.” This program was created to support patients and families who have experienced the diagnosis of sarcoma.
Dr. Newman states that she is honored to care for each of her patients and their families. She believes that her role is to accompany and support the patient and his/her family throughout the cancer journey by providing education, physical care, and support from the time of diagnosis, throughout treatment, and following the completion of treatment. She prides herself on open communication and collaboration with patients and families to ensure the highest quality of care and best patient experience.
"I believe that holistic care that incorporates the emotional, psychological, and spiritual aspects of the patient and family is essential."