home > About ISMS > Officials

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 is board-certified in internal medicine, practicing with Northwestern Medical Group in Chicago.

She serves on the medical staff at Northwestern Memorial Hospital where she is also a clinical associate professor at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

Dr. Tynus serves on the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Transitional Year Review Committee and previously served on the American Board of Internal Medicine Test Writing Committee.

A graduate of Northwestern University, Dr. Tynus majored in speech and communications as an undergraduate. She earned her medical degree at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rochford before completing an internal medicine residency at Loyola University Medical Center.

Professional Involvement:

Dr. Tynus is active in many areas of organized medicine. She has been a member of ISMS since 2006, serves on its Executive Committee and has served on the ISMS Council on Membership and Advocacy and the Medical Legal Council. At the local level, Dr. Tynus is active in the Chicago Medical Society, where she has served as its president from 2015 through 2016. She is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and has a long history of community service. 


Kathy M. Tynus


View Full Site View Mobile Site