Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Residency

PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Residency

The purpose of this residency program is to provide advanced training for pharmacists in the fields of oncology, malignant hematology, and blood and marrow transplantation.  Pharmacists in the program shall be able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide optimal pharmaceutical care for these patient populations.  In addition, pharmacists will be capable of developing and supporting quality improvement initiatives and research efforts in the field, conduct self-assessment, and commit to continuous self-learning.

The various components of this residency program shall be continuously evaluated to ensure the quality of each experience.  As institutional and/or organizational dynamics change, revisions and modifications of the program may be necessary to fulfill the original program goals established.  


Residency Program Features

Residency Director
Jose R. Murillo, Jr, Pharm.D., BCOP
Clinical Specialist – Hematology/Oncology
6565 Fannin DB1-09
Houston, TX 77030
Office 713.441.2171
Fax 713.441.1225
Email: jmurillo@houstonmethodist.org


Fully accredited by ASHP

Program Duration:

12 months

Positions Available:



Approximately $49,700/year


  • Paid Time Off (PTO) for vacation, holidays, personal reasons, severe weather emergencies, family or personal short-term illness (approximately 4 weeks)
  • Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
  • 403B Retirement Plan

Application Deadline:

All application materials due: January 5th
Apply through the online PhORCAS system www.ashp.org/phorcas. It is encouraged to send in application materials as early as possible before the deadline as there are a limited number of interview slots.


Onsite interview required.

Licensure Requirements:

Must be a Registered Pharmacist in Texas within 90 days of starting the program.

For further information on licensure, contact the following:

Texas State Board of Pharmacy
William P. Hobby Building
333 Guadalupe, Suite 3-600, Box 21
Austin, Texas 78701-3942
(512) 305-8000