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Ami Bera's Biography

Office:
  • U.S. House (CA) - District 7, Democratic

Contact Information

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Post Office Box 582496
Elk Grove, CA 95758
Phone: 951-990-6021
Phone: 916-236-3170

8950 Cal Center Drive
Building 3, Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95826

172 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Full Name:

Ami Bera

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Janine; 1 Child: Sydra

Birth Date:

03/02/1965

Birth Place:

Los Angeles, CA

Home City:

Elk Grove, CA

Religion:

Unitarian Universalist

MD, University of California at Irvine, 1991

BS, Biological Sciences, University of California at Irvine, 1987

Representative, United States House of Representatives, District 7, 2013-present

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, California, District 7, 2018, 2020

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, District 3, 2010

Former Member, Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Asia and the Pacific Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Environment Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Research & Technology Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Ranking Member, Space Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Clinical Professor, School of Medicine, University of California at Davis, 2005-present

Former Chief Resident, Internal Medicine, California Pacific Medical Center

Physician, MedClinic Medical Group

Associate Dean, Admissions, School of Medicine, University of California at Davis, 2004-2007

Chief Medical Officer, County of Sacramento, 1999-2004

Medical Director, Care Management, Mercy Healthcare for Sacramento, 1997-1999

Member, New Democratic Coalition, present

Favorite Movie:

Gandhi, Love Actually, Pretty Woman, Slumdog Millionaire, Almost Famous

Favorite Musician:

Sting, U2, Led Zeppelin, The Who, The Rolling Stones, Tom Petty, Earth Wind and Fire, James Taylor, Cat Stevens.

Favorite Quote:

"There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is." -Albert Einstein

"Let him who hath no sin cast the first stone." -Jesus Christ

"An ounce of practice is worth tons of preaching." -Gandhi

"Civil rights are positive legal prerogatives -- the right to equal treatment before the law. These are rights shared by all -- there is no one in the United States who does not -- or should not -- share in these rights." -- Julian Bond

"There are all too many people who, in some great period of social change, fail to achieve the new mental outlooks that the new situation demands. There is nothing more tragic than to sleep through a revolution." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours." - Henry David Thoreau

"You can have anything you want -- if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose." - Abraham Lincoln

Hobbies or Special Talents:

I enjoy traveling, fishing, swimming, camping, golfing, & reading. I am a collector of experiences and an observer of the world that I encounter. In everything I do I strive to believe more in the world that is possible than the world as it is.

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