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Benefits 11/15/13

Benefits 11/15/13

Community Clinic Honors Donors The Laguna Beach Community Clinic honored over 40 major donors and volunteers during a brunch held at The Cliff Restaurant on Sunday, Nov. 3. “Thanks to our supporters we continue to care for more than 5,000 patients each year, providing about 15,000 patient visits,” said Dr. Tom Bent, the clinic’s medical […]

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Personnel File 5/31/13

Personnel File 5/31/13

Clinic Doc Honored Dr. Tom Bent, medical director of the Laguna Beach Community Clinic, has been recognized as educator of the year  by the California Academy of Family Physicians Foundation. Bent’s leadership in family medicine, his excellence as a clinician, and his teaching skills were cited by the group as the reasons for this tribute.

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Clinic’s Director Oversees Centers Countywide

Clinic’s Director Oversees Centers Countywide

Dr. Tom Bent, medical director and chief operating officer of the Laguna Beach Community Clinic, has been elected president of the Coalition of Orange County Community Health Centers. The Coalition was established in 1974 as a support organization for independent clinics. “I hope to continue to advocate for people who can’t get health care, to encourage independent […]

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Carrying on a Family Tradition

Carrying on a Family Tradition

The Laguna Beach Community Clinic recently received a gift of $50,000 from the William and Sue Gross Family Foundation.   Nick Gross, son of the foundation’s founders, who are local residents, personally delivered the check to 362 Third Street. “Nick really did his research on the role of the clinic including its history and service […]

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Grant Allows Clinic to Hire Another Doctor

Grant Allows Clinic to Hire Another Doctor

The Laguna Beach Community Clinic has received a three-year grant from the United Way to support hiring a full-time family physician, medical director Dr. Tom Bent announced last week. Bent, who has already begun the search, admitted there is a lot of competition for qualified family physicians. But he hopes that the United Way grant will […]

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Doctors of Dedication

Doctors of Dedication

Editor, While the whole downtown and all of the canyon was impassible the day after the big flood, our Laguna Beach Community Clinic was open for business and serving our citizenry. Even though Dr. Tom Bent’s own home had flooded, he, the clinic medical director, left his wife holding the wet vac as he made […]