Senior Medical Director, Aetna Medicare
3 Independence Way
Princeton, NJ 08426
Marcia Wade, MD, is senior medical director for Aetna’s national Medicare Medical Management team. Her responsibilities include medical management strategy, performance metrics, and provider oversight nationally for Aetna Medicare members. A key focus is demonstrating value and effectiveness for care management interventions by Aetna’s Medicare-specialized nurse case managers, and conveying that value to physicians, clients, and the public sector.
Dr. Wade graduated from Yale Medical School in 1978 and is board-certified in internal medicine and in pulmonary medicine. Her post-graduate training included internal medicine at New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center and Memorial/Sloan-Kettering Cancer center, and pulmonology at Boston University. She received a master's degree in medical management from Tulane University in 2000 and is a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians. She has also been a member of the voluntary clinical teaching faculty at Tufts University School of Medicine, at Boston University, and at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Wade has over 10 years of experience each in medical practice and medical management. She has managed a multi-specialty medical group and has held senior medical management positions in several major organizations.