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Mariah Cicioni, MD

Start Year: 
2018

 

Basics

Hometown
Ringtown, PA

Where did you attend college/university?
Villanova University

Where did you attend medical school?
Thomas Jefferson University

Reflections on the Duke program

What were you looking for in a residency program?
I was looking for a group of fellow residents and faculty members who would welcome me into their family as an equal. I also sought out programs that place an equal emphasis on primary care as well as sub-specialties of Pediatrics. I knew that I would see many of the interesting and rare cases at Duke and have a complimentary experience in my time at Wake Med.

About Duke and Durham

What's best about living in Durham and the Triangle?
This area has the ideal mix of settings--many restaurants and things to do in downtown Durham, lakes and park lands just a short drive away, and you can have a backyard perfect for grilling, roasting marshmallows, and some quality hammock time! This was something important to be because I’m from a rural farming area but lived in the Philadelphia area for the last 8 years. I hoped to find a place where I could find a great balance of both!

Personal interests

What do you like to do outside of work?
I love spending time with my partner and co-resident, Cory. We enjoy being outdoors and making dinner together. This year we plan to try some new recipes outside of our usual Italian category.