With the appointment of Steven Farrell, M.D., as Forrest General's Chief Medical Officer, the hospital established a CMO Council. The Council is a group of physicians in key medical positions who work with the CMO regarding operational issues in the hospital.
Pictured left to right are members of the council: Dr. Mike Stonnington, an orthopedic surgeon with Southern Bone & Joint Specialists, P.A.; Dr. Steve Farrell, CMO; Dr. Joe Campbell, an anesthesiologist with Hattiesburg Clinic; Dr. John Nelson, an emergency medicine physician with South Mississippi Emergency Physicians, P.A.; and Dr. Steve Stogner, a pulmonologist with Hattiesburg Clinic.