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Dr. Jasmeet Bains


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Jasmeet is a family medicine physician at Dignity Health in Bakersfield, CA. She has spent many years practicing as well as advocating for more effective health care policy in California and the United States. Jasmeet currently serves on the California Health and Human Services Agency California Developmental Services Task Force, and the Ready to Lead Women Physician Leadership Development Program. She is a District VI Delegate to the California Medical Association and a Delegate to the California Academy of Family Physicians. She is also a Governor's Appointee on the California Healthcare Workforce Policy Commission as a Division of the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD).


Jasmeet has served as a board director for Global Family Care Network, Kern County Medical Society, Kern Regional Center, and Taft College Foundations. She has engaged in extensive volunteer work throughout her career, including as a volunteer for Heal Our World Organisation and an Advisor for the Global Medical Brigades at California State University, Bakersfield. She has also been involved in a number of global health initiatives, including Thermometer Global health project in Honduras to train proper use of medications in children, cervical cancer treatment and prevention training in Panama and Honduras, and HIV and TB screening in New Delhi, India. 



  • Primary Care Psychiatry Fellowship, University of California, Irvine, University of California, Davis

  • Clinica Sierra Vista Rio Bravo Family Medicine Residency Program, University of California, Los Angeles

  • MD, American University of Antigua St. Johns, Cum Laude

  • BS Biology, Illinois Institute of Technology

Awards & Certifications:

  • Board Certificate, American Board of Family Medicine 

  • Hero of Family Medicine, California Academy of Family Physicians

  • Community Partnership Award, Taft College Transitional to Independent Living Program

  • American Academy of Family Physician Resident Advocacy Scholar

  • Governor's Appointment

  • California Medical Board Licensee

  • MAT-X Opioid Addiction Treatment Wavier, Certificate from Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

  • MVP Anatomy TA, St. Johns, Antigua

  • Heald Scholarship, Academic Undergraduate School Scholarship

Professional Memberships:

  • California Academy of Family Physicians

  • California and American Medical Association

  • American Medical Association

  • Illinois Institute of Technology Alumni Association

Leadership Training:

  • CAUSE Leadership Institute Fellowship

  • Capitol Academy 120

  • California Asian Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus Institute

  • 9th Annual Capitol Academy 120 Cohort

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