Eligibility & Application

About the Program
Our program has eight (8) available PGY-1 positions. We do accept international medical graduates, but we do not sponsor visas. Also, we don't offer any observership, internship, externship, shadowing, volunteer or research opportunities.

Applicants must meet the following requirements:
  • Have worked in some primary care field within the last five (5) years
  • Passing USMLE/COMLEX scores
    • Candidate may not have failed any individual Step more than once
    • Applicant must pass all three steps within seven (7) years
  • Have at least six (6) months of hands-on US clinical primary care experience within the last two (2) years.
  • Graduated within the last five (5) years, or have been a licensed, practicing physician in the United States
    • International medical graduates (IMG) must be ECFMG-certified before submitting application to ERAS.
  • Have three (3) letters of recommendation

Application Process
  • All PGY-1 positions are offered through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP)
  • Applications and required documentation must be submitted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS)
  • In the NRMP and in ERAS we are listed under the name Methodist Hospital (Houston)
  • Applications will be reviewed with the recruitment committee. Selected applicants are notified electronically, via ERAS, to interview

Application deadline is November 30, 2016


Program Coordinator

Erika Robinson
424 Hahlo St.
Houston TX 77020
Tel. 713.343.5511
Fax. 713.343.5488
elrobinson@houstonmethodist.org

Program Director

Donald Briscoe, MD
424 Hahlo St.
Houston, TX 77020
Fax. 713.343.5488