View from the Press Box podcast: ER doctor, ex-Wolverine Chris Hutchinson

The Detroit News

ER doctor and former Wolverine Chris Hutchinson is the guest on Angelique S. Chengelis' podcast, "View from the Press Box."

A graduate of the University of Michigan medical school and the Big Ten defensive lineman of the year in 1992, Hutchinson has been on the frontlines of the COVID-19 outbreak in the Beaumont Royal Oak emergency room.

Chris Hutchinson is an emergency room doctor at Beaumont Royal Oak. “You just have to put your head down,” he says.

Here are some of the highlights of Angelique's interview with Hutchinson:

3:10: Emergency medicine training

4:30: Importance of quarantine

7:00: Shortage of protective equipment

10:20: Safety precautions

13:10: COVID-19 symptoms

15:25: Life-support measures

19:30: Dealing with death

23:40: Life in the ER

27:30: Taking a 25% pay cut

33:30: Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's response 

39:40: Wearing masks in high-risk areas

45:10: Waiting for a vaccine  

49:20: Comfortable with continuing college football   

54:20: Testing on campus

59:30: Pressures of staying healthy

64:10: Aidan Hutchinson's motivation

71:30: Evaluating football protocols

78:40: Preparing for a second wave

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