Alisha Dziarski is a first year medical student who spent her gap year completing items on her bucket list, with the help of running shoes, a fireworks store, hair shears, a secondhand guitar and some supportive wing-women. She is excited to complete another bucket list item by writing for the Biomedical Odyssey Blog.
In what has been a year of increased racist violence against Asian Americans, one way the Hopkins Asian Pacific American Medical Students Association has worked to foster community is by organizing a student healing circle.
Nearing the end of her first semester of medical school, Alisha Dziarski reflects on getting to know Baltimore during the pandemic by exploring cafes around the city.
First-year medical student Alisha Dziarski discusses her experiences meeting and bonding with her classmates through Zoom and a COVID-19-adapted anatomy lab.
With gyms closed or at limited capacity, many have shifted their workouts to be at home or outdoors. Medical student Alisha Dziarski discusses workout options that don’t require a gym or equipment.