The fun continues in the second episode from the PT Political Action (PT PAC) Federal Advocacy Forum in Washington, DC.
Jimmy chats with Alexis Morgan, SPT and Director of Communications on the APTA Student Assembly Board of Directors (SABoD), and #FreshPT Natalie Wilson, DPT. They each enjoy Capitol City Amber Waves.
- #PTadvocacy: putting a face to the name, impacting lives, and promoting value of your skill set (1:34)
- The 60 second elevator pitch that may make a politician’s ears (and other parts of his body) go up (4:30)
- Bringing students together and building relationships – goals and what’s up with SABoD (6:50)
- Including shout outs to Kayla Keckeisen, Jillian Tanych, Tom Mork, Brian Tachibana, Cynthia Rauert, Matt Gratton, Scott McAfee, Ryan Maddrey, and Alexia-Rae Reed
- Ironmanning to NEXT? (8:23)
- #PartingShots: getting your shit together and showing up will springboard the rest of everything #dropthemic
Find Alexis on Twitter @AlexisMorganPT and Natalie @nataliegwil
Second pint, starting at 11:52:
Jimmy chats with #FreshPT Stephanie Weyrauch, DPT of Thief River Falls, MN. They both enjoy Capitol City Amber Waves.
- Why advocacy? We’re all politicians trying to get something done (12:50)
- Sexyphones: the fully female saxophone band
- If you’re listening, Mike Matlack: a solution to address contribution to the PAC and a challenge for every PT (15:30)
- AND, how to go to conferences WITHOUT HAVING TO PAY! (21:40)
- #PartingShots: For the #FreshPTs – win, don’t settle (23:09)
Find Stephanie on Twitter @TheSteph21
Third pint, starting at 24:40:
Jimmy chats with Tera Gwaltney, SPT, PTA, a second year student from East Tennessee State University. She enjoys a 2009 Napa Cabernet, and Jimmy enjoys a Capitol City Gose.
- The unique perspective of a PTA turned DPT student, and a shout out to a former show guest Brad Thuringer, PTA (26:34)
- SNF work: get used to feces, urine, breasts, and penises; and don’t forget, this could be your MOTHER or GRANDMOTHER (29:49)
- #NameDrop of inspiring clinicians – Tamra Ford, Diana Freyaldenhoven, Tanji McCadney, and Trinity Johnston (31:37)
- #PartingShots – get comfortable at being uncomfortable #LetsGetWeird
Find Tera on Twitter @TGwaltney