Drawing by Max Broedel, 1910
Courtesy of Medical Archives of The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Within the sphere of Welch's influence "...grew up a band of devoted followers who received their inspiration from him and were prepared, when their time came, to carry elsewhere the spirit of his laboratory and the influence of his magnetic personality. These men were in truth his earliest disciples, and amongst them were some who were destined to leave their mark upon American medicine."
William H. Welch, Johns Hopkins University