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Fired from St. Joe’s, Bellingham doctor stands his ground

Dr. Lin, who decried hospital's COVID-19 practices, wants to take his lawsuit to trial

Dr. Ming Lin.
Dr. Ming Lin's attorneys in his lawsuit against PeaceHealth withdrew from the case. Lin, an emergency room doctor at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, was fired after speaking publicly against the hospital's safety practices. He sued in May 2020, claiming PeaceHealth dismissed him in retaliation for his comments. (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
By Ralph Schwartz Staff Reporter
An emergency room doctor fired from Bellingham’s hospital at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic sa

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