Danny Mindilin is an ER doctor working at the Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage. He has been on the frontline of the coronavirus pandemic, treating patients hospitalized with Covid-19.

ATMI senior producer Quinn White spoke with Danny about what it was like in the early days of the pandemic, how they are dealing with shortages of doctors and supplies, and the stresses about being a medical professional right now.

They spoke over Zoom on December 14th, 2020.

Hosted by Jeremiah Freeman.

Music by Devin Shreckengost and Kendrick Whiteman.


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