Eligibility & Application

Houston Methodist Hospital participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). All PGY4 positions are offered through the NRMP.

Applications must be processed through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Paper applications are not accepted. All applications are carefully reviewed, and selected applicants are notified electronically through ERAS if an interview is requested. "Pre-Match" positions are not offered.

Houston Methodist Hospital 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.

Application Requirements
  • Complete a common ERAS application form
  • At least three (3) letters of recommendation—Preferably, one of the letters should be from the residency program director. All letters of recommendation should be current or within the last 2 years. Letters of recommendation from observer rotations are not considered.
  • Personal statement
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Medical school transcript
  • Must have passed all USMLE examinations on first attempt
  • Three years previous Internal Medicine residency training
  • No H-1 visas. Only J-1 Visas are offered.

Interview Schedule
Interview Season: September thru October 20, 2017
Application Deadline: September 15, 2017
Early application is encouraged.

Program Coordinator

Jennifer Swing
6550 Fannin, Suite 1001
Houston, TX 77030

Program Director

Janice L. Zimmerman, MD
6550 Fannin, Suite 1001
Houston, TX 77030