About Amy

Amy Rosenthal has served as the Executive Director of Health Care For All (HCFA) since 2017. HCFA has doubled in size since Amy joined the organization, refined its mission to focus on health equity, and created an entire community engagement team to work directly with local leaders. Under Amy’s leadership, HCFA has also expanded its free HelpLine to serve tens of thousands people with their health insurance coverage, worked with diverse community partners to help residents get their COVID-19 vaccination and maintain health insurance coverage, and advocated for the expansion of subsidized health insurance and the protection of free preventive health care.

Previously, Amy spent over a decade at Community Catalyst, a national health care advocacy organization. As the Director of External Affairs and Campaigns, Amy 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 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.

Since 2014, Amy has taught at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health working with MPH policy students on their practicum experience and teaching students how to run successful policy campaigns. 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.

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