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  • Katherine M. Tynus, M.D., was inaugurated president of the Illinois State Medical Society (ISMS) during its 2018 Annual Meeting.

    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 and is 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.

    She is active in many areas of organized medicine.  A member of ISMS since 2006, Dr. Tynus serves on the Executive Committee and has served on the 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 served as president from 2015 through 2016. She is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and has a long history of community service.

    Dr. Tynus received her medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford and completed her residency in internal medicine at Loyola University Medical Center.  She will serve as president through April 2019.

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