36th Annual Carrell-Krusen Neuromuscular Symposium (RP1402A)

Dallas, TX US
February 13, 2014 to February 14, 2014

The Annual Carrell-Krusen Neuromuscular Symposium is a unique conference attended by more than 200 people each year at the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. Its name honors Dr. Brandon Carrell who retired as physician-on-chief at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital in 1978 and Dr. Ed Krusen who organized the first Muscular Dystrophy Association clinic in Dallas.

This symposium began in 1978 under the leadership of Dr. Jay Cook as a Muscular Dystrophy Clinic Directors’ meeting and is no jointly sponsored by the hospital, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Children’s Medical Center of Dallas, and UT Southwestern Medical Center. The Symposium has grown to the most popular clinical meeting for neuromuscular specialists in the country.

During the two-day meeting, attendees participate in lively discussion while meeting interesting and challenging patients. Attendees are invited to contribute interesting electrodiagnositc and histopathologic cases to review with the group. The visiting professor, the recipient of the Carrell-Krusen Award, gives the keynote lecture. The list of awardees represents the development of neuromuscular research for the past 30 years. 

Target Audience

The Carrell-Krusen Neuromuscular symposium is designed for muscular dystrophy clinic directors, case managers, nurses, and members of interdisciplinary care teams.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to link the educational objectives to Core Competencies:

-       Formulate protocols for treatment and management of both common and unusual neuromuscular disorders
-       Identify characteristic findings on muscle biopsies and EMG studies in neuromuscular disorders
-       Describe recent advances in basic and clinical research on neuromuscular disorders

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 13.00 AMA
  • 13.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
02/13/2014 - 7:00am CST
Event ends: 
02/14/2014 - 11:30am CST
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
2222 Welborn Street
Dallas, TX 75219
United States
Course Directors
Susan T. Iannaccone, M.D., F.A.A.N.
Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics
Jimmy Elizabeth Westcott Distinguished Chair in Pediatric Neurology
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Director of Child Neurology
Children’s Medical Center
Dallas, TX


Available Credit

  • 13.00 AMA
  • 13.00 Attendance


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