Amy Rosenthal is the Executive Director of Health Care For All. Amy joined the 35 year old organization in the summer of 2017. HCFA takes a strategic approach to its work leveraging direct service, policy development, coalition building, community organizing, public education and outreach efforts to achieve its mission. Previously, Amy spent over a decade at Community Catalyst, a national health care advocacy organization. As the Director of External Affairs and Campaigns, Amy led the organization’s work with federal policymakers and oversaw partnerships with a wide-range of national organizations. She co-led the organization’s campaign to pass the Affordable Care Act and worked regularly with senior policymakers at the White House, Health and Human Services and Congress. Amy co-directed work with enrollment assisters, providing feedback to federal policymakers about how to further improve the enrollment process in the federal and state marketplaces.
Amy has also worked in the Massachusetts State Senate and the State House of Representatives, served as the Policy Director on a gubernatorial campaign, and provided political consulting services for several clients in New England. She was the Executive Director of the Barbara Lee Family Foundation and served as Political Director for Barbara Lee, a well-known activist and fundraiser for progressive women candidates. Prior to that, Amy spent seven years working for three large, academic, pediatric hospitals conducting public health work related to injury prevention.
For the past seven years, Amy has taught at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health working with MPH policy students on their practicum experience.
Amy holds a bachelor’s degree in organizational studies from Northwestern University, a master’s degree in public health from Harvard University, and a master’s degree in public affairs with a concentration in non-profit management from Indiana University.