Lawrence Bean, MD, FACEP, MBA
Dr. Bean is a board-certified emergency physician, healthcare executive, entrepreneur, and leadership consultant. He has a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Texas at Dallas, attended medical school at UT Southwestern, and completed emergency medicine residency at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas.
As a physician leader, Dr. Bean has had the opportunity to consult and work with multiple emergency departments, assisting the staff through difficult periods and transitions by focusing on team building, internal leadership development, employee satisfaction, and process improvement. He gained significant expertise as an entrepreneur and executive through ownership of a chain of urgent care centers, an onsite employee health clinic, and is currently a partner and executive in Summit Medical Group, a democratic ED group staffing the Cheyenne Regional Medical Center ED. Dr. Bean also led several large EMS agencies and assisted in development one of the country’s first fire-department-based community health paramedicine programs.
Dr. Bean began his journey into faith-based medical missions in 2008, serving with Baptist Medical Missions in the Dominican Republic. Since that time, he has served on numerous missions with multiple organizations and has worked to develop Great Commission Outreach, a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving indigent communities both domestically and internationally. He has been blessed to share this passion for missions and work side-by-side with his wife Erinn and their children in this ministry.