Qualification and Application

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital's PGY1 Pharmacy Residency is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and has specific hiring processes and employee requirements.

Positions: Two

Duration: 12 months beginning in mid-late June

Application Process:

  • All application materials are due January 2nd

  • Apply through the online PhORCAS system 


The residency program participates in numerous residency showcases including the Residency Showcase & PPS at ASHP Midyear Clinical meeting. Interested candidates are encouraged to participate to learn more about the program and meet our representatives. The residency interviews will be scheduled after January 2nd and will include multiple screening and formal interviews.

Selection is through the National Matching Services. Our National Matching Service code is 282913. Once you are matched with Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital, you will receive an offer letter to sign and return to the residency program director (RPD).


Drug/Tobacco and Background Screening:
Houston Methodist is committed to improving the health of our patients, employees and community. As a health care provider, it is our responsibility to promote a healthier environment for our employees. Accordingly, effective January 1, 2013, Houston Methodist no longer hires tobacco users. Applicants will be tested for tobacco usage during the post-offer physical and drug screening. If an applicant tests positive for tobacco use or recreational drug use, the offer will be rescinded.


COVID-19 Vaccine:
To create a safe environment, free of infection/transmission of disease and to protect our patients, employees, and the community from Sars-Cov-2 (COVID-19) infection, Houston Methodist is requiring mandatory immunization of all Houston Methodist employees prior to employment.


Onboarding and Orientation:
Residents new to Houston Methodist will spend their first month getting oriented to the hospital, pharmacy department, computer systems and residency program. If you are not already BLS- or ACLS-certified, you will complete these certifications during this time.


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 Sugar Land Hospital. Failure to do so will result in termination of employment.

For further information on licensure, contact the Texas State Board of Pharmacy: www.pharmacy.texas.gov