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.


The 2021-2022 CRUS Executive consists of the following members:

President – Dr. Susan Barr

Vice President/ Director of Education and Research – Dr. Lihi Eder
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 – TBD
Resident Representative – Dr. Maria Powell

Project Manager and Financial Officer – Alyssa Benoit