James Judge, MD, is a Senior Medical Director at Optum Care in Connecticut. Dr. Judge completed medical school, residency and geriatrics fellowship at the UCONN School of Medicine, joined the faculty of the UCONN Geriatrics Center, where he was involved in exercise research, teaching, and clinical leadership and was an Associate Professor, and is currently Clinical Associate Professor. He was certified in Hospice and Palliative Care medicine in 2008. He has served on AGS and AMDA Clinical Practice committees, and helped rejuvenate the CT AMDA chapter 6 years ago. He supervises a post-acute program for Optum in Connecticut.