Gerard Craigen

Gerry Craigen

BSc, LLB, JD, MD, FRCPC, DABPN, FACPsych, FAPA

gcraigen@cmpa.org

Psychiatry

Area 5, Division B
(ONTARIO)

Dr. Gerry Craigen is a psychiatrist with a full-time private practice in Toronto. He graduated from Queen’s University in Kingston and completed his residency in Toronto. Prior to medical school, he completed a law degree at the University of Ottawa.

Dr. Craigen is an associate staff psychiatrist at the University Health Network. For decades, he has been teaching medical-legal issues and bioethics at the postgraduate and undergraduate levels at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine where he is currently an assistant professor. Dr. Craigen’s passion for teaching was acknowledged in 2013, when he was awarded the Christine Harrison Bioethics Education Award for Integration of Theory and Practice. He is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, and is a fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and the American College of Psychiatrists. Dr. Craigen’s research interests are in data ethics and digital mental health, and he has published in peer-reviewed journals.

CMPA Appointments

Audit Committee
2021-
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Sub-committee
2020-
Member and Stakeholder Relations Committee
2020-
2nd Vice-President
2020-
Pension Committee
2019-
Human Resources and Compensation Committee
2019-
Executive Committee
2017-
Council
2012-
Governance Committee
2020-2021
Extent of Assistance Committee
2018-2019
Case Review Committee
2013-2018
Audit Committee
2015-2017
Communications Advisory Committee
2012-2015
Research, Education and Risk Management Committee
2012-2013