Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

PGY1 for International Graduates

PGY1 for International Graduates


The Purpose of the Postgraduate Year One (PGY1) Pharmacy Residency Program for International Graduates is to provide advanced pharmacy training opportunities for international pharmacy graduates. This program develops the resident's clinical, operational and leadership skills necessary to advance pharmacy practice in both US-based or international hospital pharmacy settings. The program is specifically designed with a start date and content to meet the unique needs of the international pharmacist graduate.

Residency Program Features


Residency Director
Michael G. Liebl, Pharm.D., BCPS
Clinical Manager, Dept. of Pharmacy
6565 Fannin DB1-09
Houston, TX 77030
Office: 713-441-6973
Fax: 713-441-1225
Email: mliebl@houstonmethodist.org


Seeking accreditation by ASHP

Positions Available:



12 months, starting around September 15th 


Approximately $49,700/year


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

Application Deadline:

  • Application form, CV, letter of intent, recommendation letters (3), and all college transcripts (pharmacy and non-pharmacy): due March 1st
  • It is encouraged to send in application materials as early as possible before the deadline as there are a limited number of interview slots. 


On-site interview required for candidates not having previous TMH rotation experiences

Application Information:

Licensure Requirements:

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

Immigration Status Support:

The department of pharmacy will coordinate with Houston Methodist International to assist prospective residents with immigration

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