Message from the Foundation President

foundation president Beatris Sanders
Beatris Sanders
Foundation President

Welcome to our community of giving! For over 100 years, Adventist Health Bakersfield has responded to the needs of Kern County residents while steadily moving into the future. Thanks to the generosity of our donors, we are able to provide innovative and compassionate health care with the latest technology and a top-rated medical team. Through your donations, the community has raised nearly $15 million to make advancements like these become possible:

  • Revolutionizing Cancer TreatmentThe AIS Cancer Center at Adventist Health Bakersfield is a 60,000-square-foot facility that offers medical center-based comprehensive options for cancer diagnosis and treatment, right here in Bakersfield. It provides state-of-the-art equipment and cutting-edge treatment options staffed by an experienced team dedicated to clinical excellence and lifting the patient experience.
  • Advanced Cardiac Care — Adventist Health Bakersfield is the first and only medical center in Kern County with an accredited Heart Attack Receiving Center. Adventist Health Bakersfield is now recognized as a medical center that meets the American Heart Association guidelines to quickly and appropriately treat heart attack patients. For Adventist Health Bakersfield, it's one more "First and Only" that leads to saving more lives.
  • Caring for the Future — Our new Heart Institute will offer patients access to cutting-edge, structural heart, vascular and neurological procedures. The new Heart Institute will feature the latest from Siemens, one of the industry leaders in healthcare technology. This cutting-edge equipment will give our physicians access to the most precise view of the patient. Having these tools at our disposal will allow for more effective recruitment in bringing key specialists to Bakersfield and Kern County.

Your generous donation will ensure that the ever-changing and expanding medical needs of our community and beyond will continue to be met. If you would like to make a difference, please consider making a donation, one that means the most to you. Your generous gift will help save lives.