In this episode, Skye Donovan interviews Jimmy McKay, recent graduate of Marymount University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program and founder of PT Pintcast. They are both enjoying “The Love” crafted at Starr Hill Brewery out of Charlottesville, VA. Listen as they talk about PT Pintcast, Jimmy’s new position at Spark Physiotherapy, and reminisce on past episodes as we celebrate our one-year anniversary and 100th episode. Episode sponsored by Aureus Medical Staffing.

Jimmy’s Bio:

Jimmy McKay, PT, DPT

Creator / Host

Jimmy is a recent graduate of the Marymount University DPT program. He is a pediatric physical therapist at Good Beginnings in Falls Church, VA. He brings more than a decade of experience as a radio broadcaster to the show. He was the Program Director & Afternoon Drive host on the 50,000 watt Rock Radio Station, 97.9X (WBSX-FM).

The PT Pintcast combines his love for physical therapy, broadcasting & beer.

He is the 2015 winner of the Richard E. Erhard Orthopedic Residency scholarship from the Nxt Gen Institute of Physical Therapy. The award is given yearly to a PT student that, “demonstrates exemplary vision, leadership and grit in the field of Physical Therapy.”

He has been an invited media member by the American Physical Therapy Association to all three major conferences (CSM, NSC & NEXT), been an invited presenter at the VPTA annual conference, National Student Conclave and the APTA NEXT conference.

He hosted the Foundation for Physical Therapy’s fundraising gala in 2017 & was asked to lead the “Founders Interview”, at the APTA Private Practice Section Graham Sessions 2017.

Jimmy is a 2-time Ironman triathlon finisher (Madison, Lake Placid), mountaineer & scuba diver. In his spare time he volunteers his time as a marathon coach for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Team in Training in Washington D.C., as well as coaching the “The Holy Mackerels” youth swim team in Arlington VA.

Favorite beer: Guiness