Wilma Bulkin Siegel, M.D. graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1958 and received her medical degree in 1962 at Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania. She has had a distinguished career as a prominent Oncologist in New York City. In her career she was a pioneer establishing one of the first Hospices in the state of New York and one of the first to accept AIDS patients. In the capacity of Medical Director of that Hospice she was asked to give her expertise on AIDS to the Presidential Commission in Washington. Following her retirement she combined medicine with her other childhood career target, painting. She has become an award-winning artist recognized nationally for her series of people living with AIDS. In April 2009 she was awarded the highest honor for her contribution to the field of arts in Healthcare “Janice Palmer Award of Society of Arts in Healthcare”.
Watercolor: I study my brush stroke before I put it down. It is a very studied brush stroke.
The Art of Living Gallery
Art and Medicine in The Sunshine State AMS Production Group Nov 4, 2008.