Message from the Chair

Diego Martin, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Chair, Department of Radiology
Welcome to Houston Methodist Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program

Our Residency Program provides trainees with tremendous exposure to cutting-edge technologies, a range of cases, interdisciplinary conferences, and degrees of flexibility for individualized program structure to allow for personalized training. This program is buoyed by approximately 100 radiologists who are all fellowship subspecialty trained working in focused specialty practice divisions. Our Radiology Department is a major pillar of support for our healthcare system clinical care excellence, research and training. Our faculty are dedicated educators committed to making our residents the best trained in the country. We strive to ensure our Residents experience advanced training and technologies with our commitment to future-proof our graduates by preparing them to manage a career in a rapidly evolving and technically sophisticated radiology practice.


We are a proud healthcare system that provides among the broadest access to tertiary specialty healthcare throughout Houston and the surrounding region. In 2022 Houston Methodist was nationally ranked 15th in the US News and World Report and we have been ranked #1 in Texas for the past decade. Our budget for support of our research mission exceeds 100 million dollars and we have a world-class Research Institute Translational Imaging Center, which supports research with several core facilities, including advanced computational imaging and AI, MRI, PET, molecular theranostics, pre-clinical imaging and with a cyclotron and GMP-certified radiochemistry and radiopharmacy lab. These are all factors that help to continue to support and evolve the quality and experience of the education we provide.