Rachel Mosbacher, MPA

Senior Program Officer, Engagement Awards

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)

Rachel Mosbacher, MPA, is a Senior Program Officer for the Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Awards at the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).


Mosbacher is responsible for strategic decision making and high-level management and monitoring of the program, its funded projects, and program activities that advance PCORI’s Engagement Mission.

Previously, Mosbacher served as a National Urban Fellow and Special Projects Program Officer for PCORI’s Engagement Department. In this role, she was responsible for strategic projects, and supporting program and evaluation initiatives.


Before joining PCORI in 2015, Mosbacher was a school partnerships director at City Year New York. As a member of the site’s leadership team, she collaboratively oversaw the training, management, partnership, and impact of City Year New York’s 300 AmeriCorps members and staff serving full time in 24 under resourced elementary, middle, and high schools across New York City. During her six-year tenure there, Mosbacher also served as an AmeriCorps member, team leader, and program manager before being promoted to director.


Mosbacher received a BA in psychology, with a minor in sociology, from Wheaton College, and an MPA from Baruch College’s National Urban Fellows Program. She is also certified in youth development by McClean Hospital and the Harvard Medical School, and in nonprofit management by the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance.


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