Chief Medical Officer
The Newly Institute
Day 1 - 3:00PM - 4:00PMBreakout: The Newly Institute
Day 2 - 11:30AM - 12:30PM
BSc (Hons), MD, FRCPC, CISAM, CCSAM
Chief Medical Officer, The Newly Institute
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Calgary
Departments of Psychiatry and Surgery
Co-Lead, Alberta Pain Strategy, AHS
Co-Founder and Co-Lead, Community RAAM, AHS
Hotchkiss Brain Institute & Mathison Centre for Mental Health
Dr. Tanguay is a Psychiatrist who completed two fellowships, one in Addiction Medicine and Pain Medicine. He is a clinical assistant professor with the departments of Psychiatry and Surgery at the Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary.
Dr. Tanguay is the co-founder, developer, Chief Medical Officer, and Vice President of Business Development at The Newly Institute, a program dedicated to providing medical and psychological intervention for people living with mental health disorders such as PTSD, depression, anxiety, addiction, and chronic pain with evidence-based psychotherapy and trauma focused therapy.
He is the former Regional Director for Alberta and Northwest Territories for the Canadian Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM) where he sat as a board member, the former President of the Pain Society of Alberta where he continues with the BOD as the past president, and the co-chair of the internationally recognized Alberta Pain Strategy. He is the founder of the Opioid Deprescribing Program with AHS, the Rapid Access Addiction Medicine (RAAM) Community Clinic with AHS, and the Transitional Outpatient Pain Program for Spine (TOPPS) clinics with the University of Calgary and is renowned for his innovation in creating clinical programs for complex chronic medical and psychiatric illnesses. He was also the Medical Lead for Addiction Education for Alberta Health Services (AHS) where he helped develop award winning CME programs for physicians and health care practitioners.
Academically, he is involved in research in trauma, addiction, chronic pain, opioids, cannabis, and psychedelics and is a member of the Hotchkiss Brain Institute and the Mathison Centre for Mental Health Research & Education at the University of Calgary.