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The death of Dr. Welch has removed from the constantly changing medical scene one to whom the historian of the last half century of American medicine must ascribe a leading rôle in the development of medical science, medical education, and public health. The promotion of these advances was indeed the main theme consistently held to through his unusually long and active life, and his accomplishments in these fields outrank in significance his numerous and important personal contributions to the subjects of Pathology, Hygiene and the History of Medicine, in each of which he successively held the professorship in The Johns
WILLIAM HENRY WELCH. Ann Intern Med. 1934;7:1553–1559. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-7-12-1553
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1934;7(12):1553-1559.
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