Burnside resigns as MMSC CEO

Brian Burnside, president and CEO of Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center, has announced his resignation effective the end of January.

John Hughes, who was named chief operating officer at MMSC last year, has been tapped to fill the position on an interim basis on Feb. 1.

Burnside has served as CEO of the hospital since April 2010 and will take a position as strategy and health reform advisor for MMSC on a transitional basis. He is expected to look for a new job in hospital administration elsewhere, according to MMSC Board Chairman Dr. Terry Briggs.