Eligibility & Application

Houston Methodist’s pharmacy residency program has specific hiring processes and employee requirements:

  • Apply through PhORCAS and provide all required materials
  • Initial interview (PPS or phone) and secondary interviews (onsite)
  • Selection through National Matching Services (once you are matched with Houston Methodist, you will receive an offer letter to sign and return to the respective Residency Program Director (RPD))
  • Houston Methodist does not hire tobacco users (applicants will be tested for tobacco usage during the post-offer physical and drug screen)
  • Residents new to Houston Methodist will spend their first month orienting to the hospital, pharmacy department, computer systems and residency program (if you are not already BLS- or ACLS-certified, you will complete these certifications at this time)
  • All PGY-2 residents will be asked to provide evidence of successful completion of a PGY-1 program to their RPD
  • You will have 90 days from your start date to become licensed in the state of Texas (it is advised to start the process once you find out you are matched with Houston Methodist)
  • During your annual review process in October, you will complete required employee in-services, get your influenza vaccine, perform TB testing and any other pharmacy employee requirements

For Additional Information

Contact us: 713.790.3333
Outside Houston: 877.790.3627
International: +1.713.441.2340