Dr. Gerry Craigen is a psychiatrist with a full-time private practice in Toronto. He holds a law degree from the University of Ottawa, and a medical degree from Queen’s University, Kingston. Dr. Craigen completed his residency at the University of Toronto. 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 served as the CMPA 2nd vice-president (2020-2022) and continues to serve on many CMPA committees including the Human Resources and Compensation Committee, Safe Medical Care Committee, and as chair of the Pension Committee.
Dr. Craigen is an associate attending staff psychiatrist at the University Health Network Centre for Mental Health. For decades, he has been teaching medico-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 and excellence in teaching was acknowledged in 2013, when he was awarded the Christine Harrison Bioethics Education Award for Integration of Theory and Practice.
Dr. Craigen’s research interests are in data ethics and digital mental health. He has been invited to speak at international conferences and has recently published in a peer-reviewed journal on this rapidly expanding area of medicine.
Safe Medical Care Committee
Pension Committee (Chair 2023 - )
Human Resources and Compensation Committee
Member and Stakeholder Relations Committee
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Sub-committee
Extent of Assistance Committee
Case Review Committee
Communications Advisory Committee
Research, Education and Risk Management Committee