Tag: Dr. Johnny Delashaw

On the Yahrzeit of Talia Goldenberg, 1991-2014

Ever since I became a parent, I’ve found it impossible to read, watch, or hear about children dying or being killed. But this is the story of my friend Rachel Kirtner’s niece, Talia Goldenberg, whose life was cut short by an extraordinarily arrogant doctor, a Dr. Johnny Delashaw at one of Seattle’s top hospitals (Swedish Cherry Hill), who didn’t listen to his patient and whose team didn’t listen to his patient’s family. I seldom if ever ask for this kind of thing, but I ask you to do this today, to read this whole article through to the end. As a kind of lighting of the yahrzeit candle: Talia went into a coma three years ago today; she died, after […]