The Physician Newsletter is the most widely read newsletter by physicians in the Greater Houston medical community. This eight page publication is received by the entire HCMS membership and subscribers. We are proudly the largest county medical society in the nation, reaching over 8,500 physicians.
With one full page of the Physician Newsletter devoted to Classified advertising, we assure high visibility for your ad. The newsletter is also announced by email and posted on our website where it remains for five years.
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The Physician Newsletter is published on the 15th of each month, 12 times a year. Issue dates are: Jan. 15, Feb. 15, Mar. 15, Apr. 15, May 15, June 15, July 15, Aug. 15, Sep. 15, Oct. 15, Nov. 15 and Dec. 15.
- Ads are accepted on a first-come, first serve basis. Scheduled submission deadlines that are 10 business days prior to the issue date.
- To place an ad we need your completed Classified Agreement form, and a copy of your ad. This can be submitted by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org, or faxed to: 713-528-0951.
- Ads are black and white only, and those containing graphics must have a 300 dpi resolution, and be submitted by email as one of the following file types: PDF, JPEG, or TIFF.
- Ads must be paid prior to publication. Payment can be made by credit card, Friends of the Society account, or check.
Checks should be made payable to: Harris County Medical Society. Mail to: HCMS, Attn: Classified Ads, 1515 Hermann Drive, 2nd Floor, Houston, TX 77004-7126
- All advertising is subject to acceptance by the publisher. Publication of an advertisement is not an endorsement or approval by HCMS of the product or service involved.
Pricing is for the space specified even if the full space is not utilized. Anything greater than the space specified will be priced appropriately at a higher level.
Regular rates per issue:
$134 8 line = 2 1/2" wide x 1" high (approx 55-65 words)
$270 16 line = 2 1/2" wide x 2 1/4" high
$540 32 line = 2 1/2" wide x 4 1/2" high
$995 64 line = 5" wide x 4 1/2" high (*includes feature in emailed newsletter announcement)
Preferred HCMS member rates per issue: (must apply-must qualify)
$ 45 8 line = 2 1/2" wide x 1" high (approx 55-65 words)
$ 85 16 line = 2 1/2" wide x 2 1/4" high
$165 32 line = 2 1/2" wide x 4 1/2" high
* To qualify for this reduced rate, the following criteria must be met:
- Applicant must be a current HCMS member and must sign the Application for Preferred HCMS Member Ad Rates.
- Ad must directly relate to their patient based medical practice, or be personal/non-commercial in nature.
- For ads related to their medical practice: with 10 or less physicians, all must be HCMS members; with over 10 physicians 80% must be HCMS members.
- Contact information in the ad must be directly to the physician member or to their medical practice staff.