Dr. Ami Bera

US Rep for California’s 9th District

  • As a first generation American, Dr. Ami Bera attended California’s public schools from kindergarten through to medical school. Dr. Bera worked part-time and used scholarships to put himself through the University of California, Irvine where he earned his BS in Biological Sciences and MD.
     
  • Dr. Bera served this community for 21 years as a doctor, as Sacramento County’s Chief Medical Officer, and then as a Clinical Professor of Medicine at UC Davis, where he taught the next generation of doctors to care for their patients.
     
  • Dr. Bera was elected to Congress in 2012, where he now serves on the House Science Committee. Dr. Bera won his seat taking on a long time Republican incumbent in one of the highest profile races of 2012, was re-elected twice in hard fought races and remains one of national Republicans top targets, which is why he needs your help today.

"As a doctor, I know scientific research helps cure the most complex diseases known to mankind."

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“As a doctor, I know scientific research helps cure the most complex diseases known to mankind. Now more than ever, we must invest in research, innovation, and scientific advancement. I'm honored to be recognized as a STEM Trailblazer to fight for policies that are based on the best available evidence, from climate change to health care. As a kid who grew up during the height of the space race and who dreamed of what lay beyond our solar system, I'm proud to serve as the Ranking Member of the Space Committee and help inspire the next generation of scientists and explorers.” - Rep. Ami Bera, MD, California’s 7th Congressional District