Dr. David Crockford

Dr. David Crockford


1st Term: 2022-2026

Dr. Crockford is a Clinical Professor at the University of Calgary’s Cumming School of Medicine in the Department of Psychiatry. He has been a consulting psychiatrist to the Foothills Medical Centre Addiction Program, Early Psychosis Intervention Program and Adult Psychosis Program treating patients with concurrent addictive and psychiatric disorders for the past 23 years. He graduated from medical school at the University of Alberta in 1990, worked as a family practitioner, and then completed his residency training in psychiatry at the University of Calgary in 1998. He has been the past Chair of the Addiction Psychiatry Section for the Canadian Psychiatric Association twice for 3 years each (2004-2007 & 2010-2013) as well as prior International Area Director (2000-2007) and International Member-at-Large for the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (2001-2007). He certified in Addiction Medicine in 2006. He is the Deputy Editor of the Canadian Journal of Addiction since 2018 and has been on the Editorial Board since 2010. He is a current member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) Area of Focused Competence (AFC) Committee in Addiction Medicine and member of the Addiction Medicine Working Group of Intercollegiate Advisory Group (aiming to amalgamate the CCFP Certificate of Added Competence in Addiction Medicine with the RCPSC AFC in Addiction Medicine). He is a member of the Canadian Society of Addiction Medicine Education Committee since 2018 and previously sat on this Committee from 2010-2012. He presents locally, provincially, nationally, and internationally on topics of addiction psychiatry focusing on concurrent addictive and psychiatric disorders and active in research focusing on concurrent psychiatric and substance use disorders.

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