The Canadian Rheumatology Ultrasound Society (CRUS) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing the use of ultrasonography amongst Canadian rheumatologists to optimize clinical decision-making and therapeutic management.

CRUS organizes a number of basic and advanced training courses across Canada and promotes research in musculoskeletal ultrasound as applicable to the field of rheumatology.

CRUS is also known as la Société pour l’Ultrasonographie en Rhumatologie au Canada (SURC).

Contact CRUS

On Twitter: @crussurc

Please contact the CRUS Office Administrator by email at info@crus-surc.ca.

Mailing Address:

5300 Côte-des-Neiges #400
Montréal, Quebec
H3T 1Y3


The 2019-2020 CRUS Executive consists of the following members:

President – Dr. Susan Barr
Executive Member at Large – Dr. Chris Penney
Treasurer – Dr. Abe Chaiton
Educational Officer – Dr. Shirley Lake
Director Online Education – Dr. Maria Bagovich
Secretary – Dr. Diane Wilson
Director of Recruitment – Dr. David Collins
Director of Education & Research – Dr. Lihi Eder
Resident Representative – Dr. Stephanie Gottheil