Navigating the US Medical System

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16 Tips from a CIA Analyst

Randolph Pherson

Randolph Pherson.

Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Noon-1 p.m. EST

Many know from experience that the medical system can be difficult to navigate. Learn how to get the medical care you need and deserve from a former senior CIA analyst and manager who has written ten successful books on intelligence analysis. Randolph Pherson struggled with a medical condition for five years before finally asking the right questions that got him a proper diagnosis. Once he did, he underwent a major surgery that saved his life.

About Randolph Pherson
Randolph H. Pherson, is President of Pherson Associates, LLC and CEO of Globalytica, LLC. He has taught advanced analytic techniques and critical thinking skills to analysts in most US Intelligence Community agencies, in ten of the Fortune 100 companies, and in many countries around the world. He authored How to Get the Right Diagnosis: 16 Tips for Navigating the Medical System (2020) as well as many additional books on analytics and intelligence.

Mr. Pherson completed a 28-year career in the US Intelligence Community in 2000, last serving as National Intelligence Officer (NIO) for Latin America. Previously, at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Mr. Pherson managed the production of intelligence analysis on topics ranging from global instability to Latin America, served on the Inspector General’s staff, and was Chief of the CIA’s Strategic Planning and Management Staff. He is the recipient of the Distinguished Intelligence Medal for his service as NIO and the Distinguished Career Intelligence Medal. Mr. Pherson received his B.A. from Dartmouth College and an M.A. in International Relations from Yale University.