We regret to report the death of Fellow Fred Weinstein of District 1 at the age of 78 years.
He graduated from General Dentistry from the University of Manitoba at the age of 22. He then pursued a prestigious Fellowship in Endodontics at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia under the tutelage of Dr. Louis Grossman, known as the “Father of Endodontics”. He successfully practiced at the Fairmont Medical Building for 40+ years. He loved his patients and he equally enjoyed teaching and lecturing throughout the world to advance the learnings within dentistry. Fred’s many accomplishments within the profession include: Past President of the Canadian Academy of Endodontics (CAE), BC Society of Endodontics, the Interspecialty Dental Society of BC and the International Federation of Endodontic Associations (IFEA). In addition to being a Member of the Royal College of Dentists, he was also a Fellow of the American College of Dentists and the International College of Dentists. Fred was exceptionally proud to serve as the General Chairman for the 2007 IFEA World Congress in Vancouver. He also served as a volunteer Endodontist at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics and had the distinction of performing an acute root canal on world boxing champion Sugar Ray Leonard back in the 80’s.