Eligibility & Application

Application Process

Houston Methodist Hospital participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP):

  • All PGY-1 positions are offered through the NRMP.
  • Applications must be processed through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).
  • Paper applications are not accepted.
  • "Pre-Match" positions are not offered.
  • All applications are carefully reviewed with selected applicants notified electronically to interview through ERAS.
  • Please limit inquiries into application status.

Note: Houston Methodist no longer hires 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.

Eligibility Criteria & Application Materials

All applicants must submit the necessary forms to be considered:

  • A common ERAS application form
  • A dean’s letter and at least two (2) other letters of recommendation; preferably, one of the letters should be from the chairman of orthopedics (all letters of recommendation should be current or within the last 2 years)
  • Official medical school transcript
  • Personal statement
  • Must have passed all USMLEs on first attempt (minimum score of 220 is required)
  • Graduation from medical school within the last year

Important Dates

Application Deadline: November 1st;
Interview Season: All interviews are conducted in January



Program Coordinator

Katelyn Laughlin
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
6445 Main St., Suite 2500
Houston, TX 77030
Tel: 713.441.3556
Fax: 713.793.7107
Email: klaughlin@houstonmethodist.org

Program Director

Bradley K. Weiner, MD
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
6445 Main St., Suite 2500
Houston, TX 77030
Fax: 713.793.7107