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.

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
  • J-1 Visas are offered


Additional Requirements for all applicants:

  • Drug and Tobacco Screening
    • Job seekers will be tested for nicotine and drug usage during the post-offer physical.
    • If a job seeker tests positive for nicotine use, including nicotine gum and patches, the offer will be rescinded, and individuals will be given the opportunity to participate in a free Houston Methodist-provided tobacco cessation program. Job seekers wishing to reapply after testing positive for nicotine may do so 90 days after the date the initial offer was rescinded.
    • If the job seeker tests positive for drug use, the offer will be rescinded. Job seekers wishing to reapply after the drug screening is positive may do so one year after the date the initial offer was rescinded.
  • Background Check
    • Prior to employment start date, job seekers must complete a criminal background check.
  • COVID-19
    • In addition, as we continue to protect the health of our community, all new hires will be required to receive a COVID-19 vaccine and booster or submit proof of previous vaccination.


Project Manager

Sheori Sinegal
Department of Radiology
Tel. 713.441.3215
Fax. 713.791.9959