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Name:  Katherine M. Tynus, MD, FACP

Medical Specialty / Area of Practice:  Internal Medicine

Hometown:  Chicago, IL

Office Held:  President

Term:  2018-2019

Biographical Information:

Dr. Tynus recently joined Northwestern Memorial Physicians Group in clinical practice and teaches Northwestern University medical students.

She is former academic director of internal medicine and program director of the transitional year residency program at MacNeal Hospital, a position she held for 13 years.

Dr. Tynus is a graduate of Northwestern University, where she majored in speech and communications. She earned her medical degree at the University of Illinois before completing an internal medicine residency at Loyola University Medical Center.

Professional Involvement:

A CMS member since 2006, Dr. Tynus has served as president of CMS and chaired the CMS Council. She has also served on the following committees: Public Health; Continuing Medical Education; Healthcare Economics; Membership/IMG; and Midwest Clinical Conference. At ISMS, Dr. Tynus serves on the Committee on Finance & Medical Benevolence. In 2004, the AMA honored Dr. Tynus with the AMA Physician's Recognition Award.

Dr. Tynus has served on the American Board of Internal Medicine's Board Exam Test Writing Committee.

A fellow of the American College of Physicians, Dr. Tynus co-chairs the ACP Northern Illinois Chapter's Education Committee and serves on the Executive Council.

She is a member of the Association for Hospital Medical Education and serves as co-chair of the Council of Transitional Year Program Directors.


Kathy M. Tynus


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