Eligibility & Application

Application Process

  • Houston Methodist participants in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).  All PGY2 positions are offered through the NRMP.
  • Applications must be processes through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).  Paper applications are not accepted.
    • Note: In ERAS and NRMP, we are listed under the name The Methodist Hospital (Houston)
  • "Pre-Match" positions are not offered.
  • All applications are carefully reviewed. Selected applicants are notified electronically, via ERAS, to interview.
  • Please limit inquiries regarding application status.

As of January 1, 2013 Houston Methodist no longer hire employees who use tobacco products. Our new tobacco-free hiring policy supports our mission to improve the health of our patients, our employees and the community around us. As a health care provider, we believe we should promote a healthy environment for our own employees and the communities where we work and live.

Application Requirements

All applications must include the following:
  • Complete a common ERAS application form.
  • A dean's letter and at least two (2) other letters of recommendation. Preferably, one of the letter should be from the chair of the Department of Radiology. All letters of recommendation should be current or within the last two years.
  • Official medical school transcript.
  • Personal statement.
  • USMLE or COMLEX scores.  Applicants must have passed USMLE or COMLEX's on first attempt. A minimum score of 215 is required. We will consider COMLEX in lieu of USMLE for DO students.

Additional Requirements for International Medical Graduates (IMG):
  • Must be ECFMG-certified (except Fifth Pathway graduates)
  • Must submit USMLE Step 2 (CK/CS) results by application deadline (December 1)
  • Must submit an official English translation for all application materials
  • U.S. Clinical Experience (USCE) is preferred, but not required (observerships are considered as USCE - no minimum required)
  • Must document USCE/observership with a letter of recommendation by a supervising physician
  • J-1 Visas / H1-B are offered


Program Coordinator

Sheori Sinegal
Department of Radiology
Tel. 713.441.3215
Fax. 713.791.9959
sasinegal@houstonmethodist.org

Program Director

Mark Sultenfuss
Department of Radiology
Fax. 713.441.9959