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Awards and Boards


Dr. Jasmeet Bains is an award-winning family doctor who has dedicated her career to serving others. She has won numerous awards*, including:

2021 Beautiful Bakersfield Award in Health Category by Greater Bakersfield Chamber

2021 Nas EJ "SHERO" by the California Asian Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus Institute
2019 Hero of Family Medicine by the California Academy of Family Physicians

2019 Rotarian of the Year by Taft Rotary

In 2017, Governor Jerry Brown appointed Dr. Bains to serve as Chair of the California Healthcare Workforce Policy Commission with the California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development Agency, serving in this role until her term ended in July 2021. As Chair, Dr. Bains helped ensure we have the healthcare workforce we need to deliver quality healthcare to all Californians.


Since 2019, Dr. Bains has served as a member of California Developmental Services Taskforce with the California Department of Developmental Services. She also serves as a Volunteer Physician with the California Disaster Medical Assistance Team, Central Valley Unit.


Dr. Bains currently serves as Board President of Kern Regional Center, as well as a member of the boards of Global Family, California Women Lead, the Taft College Foundation, and as the Kern County Representative to the Environmental Justice Advisory Group for San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District to ensure cleaner air for our Valley.

* partial list

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