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Originally developed on Network 54 in 1998, Value MD was incorporated in the State of Washington in 2003 and established as a Limited Liability Company in the State of Florida in 2005 for the purposes of providing products, services, and resources to assist health care students, professionals, and organizations in their careers.

Specializing in International, Foreign, and Caribbean Medical Schools, the USMLE Prep, Medical Residency, and other health care professions, ValueMD provides a single source of information regarding all aspects of medical education ranging from premed to residency. Inside you will find discussion forums, residency program reviews, and medical news. This is the best site for answering your questions about medical school education.

Our Mission

ValueMD provides a free platform for the exchange of medically related information for prospective and current medical students, as well as physicians and other health care workers. ValueMD is dedicated to charity work, including cancer awarness, disaster relief efforts, and raising funds to help support underprivileged children from third world countries. The funds for these difficult objectives are intended to be collected from the use of banner ads on this website.

Our History

As prospective medical students of International Medical Schools in the 1990's, the Founders of ValueMD realized there was a lack of information available regarding International Medical Education. They were determined to not only make this information readily available, but they intended to provide these services absolutely free. ValueMD was truly created for and by International Medical Graduates (IMG).

This radical concept of providing helpful and valuable information for free, made the website very attractive to financially challenged, yet eager and ambitious, prospective medical students. As a result, the site grew in popularity at an exponential pace, mainly by word of mouth, and soon became the most popular website for Foreign Medical Schools, setting the standard in this category to this day.

ValueMD History

ValueMD Today

From its humble beginnings on Network 54 in 1998, ValueMD has grown into the largest and best known resource available for International Medical Education. With sections on International, Foreign, and Caribbean Medical Schools, the United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE), Resident Matching Programs, and more, ValueMD hosts visitors each month, of which 173,893 have become registered users who have contributed 1,451,718 informative posts.

Some of the popular features of the website includes:

  • Discussion Forums
  • Real-Time Chat Rooms
  • Free Download Library
  • Links Resources
  • Medical Schools Info Pages
  • Online Calendar Events
  • USMLE Score Estimator
  • Residency Program Reviews
  • Medical School Surveys
  • Free USMLE Question Banks
  • International Student Insurance
  • Medical School Bookstores
  • Other Health Care Sections
  • and much, much more.

In order to capably handle the huge traffic loads of this massive website, ValueMD has four top of the line, fully managed, dedicated servers. These state of the art servers are monitored by a full staff of qualified level 3 technicians 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, 365 days a year, ensuring that the site is running smoothly at all times.

To maintain the day-to-day operations of this very active website, the organization of information is provided with the support of the following:

  • 9 Site Administrators
  • 14 Super Moderators
  • 25 Moderators
  • 24 USMLE Advisors
  • 116 School Officials
  • 2 Government Officials
  • 6 Miscellaneous Officials
  • Full Staff Level 3 Technicials

In addition, the staff and Board of Directors of our parent company, ValueMD, LLC, are charged with the duty of overseeing all operations and ensuring that our goal of charitable works is fulfilled.

Executive Management

Dr. Nguyen's profile
  • Chairman
  • Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Ghaleb's profile
  • President
  • Chief Operating Officer
Dung Le's profile
  • Director of
    Information Technology
Duy Nguyen's profile
  • Assistant Director of
    Information Technology
Dr. Holbrook's profile
  • Advisor
Dr. Sloan's profile
  • Advisor
Alvio Dominguez
  • Advisor
Mr. Pham's profile
  • Advisor
Albert Fernandez
  • Advisor
Please click here for a complete list of Forum Leaders.

M.D. = Doctor of Medicine degree earned after completing a postgraduate education in a 4 year M.D. program. Those without these initials above are not medical professionals.

Create Date: 04-10-2003
Last Modification: 11-27-2012
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