Ami Bera is a Representative from California. Born in Los Angeles, CA, in 1965, he earned his B.S. from the University of California in 1987 and his M.D. from the University of California in 1991. He was a physician and professor, as well as associate dean for the University of California-Irvine School of Medicine from 2004-2007.
He was also Sacramento County, CA, chief medical officer from 1999-2004, and ran unsuccessfully for the United States House of Representatives in 2010. He was elected to the 113th and to the succeeding Congress (January 3, 2013-present).