PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant Pharmacy Residency


Purpose of the Residency Program:
The purpose of the Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2) Solid Organ Transplant Residency Program at Houston Methodist is to provide pharmacists an additional year of specialized advanced pharmacy training in the care and management of solid organ transplant patients. 

Mission Statement:
The pharmacist completing this PGY2 SOT pharmacy residency program will be qualified to independently manage the pharmaceutical care of solid organ transplant patients.  The pharmacist will work as part of the transplant multi-disciplinary team to provide pharmaceutical care in this patient population.  Additional activities will include student precepting, clinical research, presentations to healthcare providers, and exposure to other specialty areas (mechanical circulatory support, critical care, and infectious diseases).  Upon completion of this residency program, the resident will be competitive for a role as a transplant clinical pharmacist.

Fully accredited by ASHP

Program Duration:
12 months

Positions Available:

Approximately $49,700 per year

  • Paid time off (PTO) for vacation, holidays, personal reasons, severe weather emergencies, family illness or personal short-term illness (approximately four weeks)
  • Health, dental, vision and life insurance
  • 403(b) retirement plan

Application Deadline:
  • All application materials are due January 5th.
  • Apply through the online PhORCAS  system. 
  • Send in application materials as early as possible before the deadline, as interview slots are limited.

Onsite interview required

Licensure Requirements:
Must be a registered pharmacist in Texas within 90 days of starting the program

For further information on licensure, contact the Texas State Board of Pharmacy:
Texas State Board of Pharmacy
William P. Hobby Building
333 Guadalupe, Suite 3-600, Box 21
Austin, TX 78701-3942
Residency director
Dr. Jill Krisl

Jill Krisl, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Specialist in Solid Organ Transplant
6565 Fannin St, MS DB1-09
Houston, TX 77030
Office: 713.441.2197

residency program coordinator
Dr. Samantha Kuten

Samanta Kuten, PharmD
Clinical Specialist in Solid Organ Transplant
6565 Fannin St, MS DB1-09
Houston, TX 77030
Office: 713.441.2873