Linda Brodsky, MD (1952–2014), an internationally recognized pediatric otolaryngologist, was Chief of Pediatric Otolaryngology at the Children’s Hospital of Buffalo/Kaleida Health in Buffalo, New York; Professor at the State University of New York at Buffalo Medical School; Director of the Children Hospital’s Center for Pediatric Otolaryngology and Communication Disorders. Dr. Brodsky was co-editor of the first two editions of Pediatric Swallowing and Feeding: Assessment and Management with Dr. Arvedson. In 2014, preliminary discussions were underway for this third edition. She's authored more than 100 scientific papers and 27 book chapters and served on the editorial boards of several medical journals. She was listed in the Best Doctors in America series and Who’s Who in Science and Engineering. Dr. Brodsky was presented with the Sylvan Stool award for excellence in teaching by the Society for Ear, Nose, and Throat Advances in Children. She was a strong advocate for mentorship of young women in medicine. Her devotion to her patients and tenacity in advocating for their care was legendary. Dr. Brodsky is missed by her family, colleagues, and patients.