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The Physician Newsletter is the most widely read newsletter by physicians in the Greater Houston medical community reaching more than 9,500 physicians. This eight page publication is received by the entire HCMS membership and subscribers, and with one full page devoted to Classified advertising, we assure high visibility for your ad. Your ad will appear in both the printed and online Newsletter copy, as well as on the HCMS Classifieds web page. Back issues remain on our website for three years.

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Submit contract form and ad copy to classifiedads@hcms.org, or fax to 713-528-0951.

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Ad Schedule

The Physician Newsletter is distributed mid-month. 

Ad Submission

  • Ad submission deadline is the end of the first week of the month for that issue. Ads are accepted on a first-come, first serve basis. 
  • To place an ad complete the Classified Agreement form, and submit with your ad copy. This can be emailed to classifiedads@hcms.org, or faxed to 713-528-0951. 
  • 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.

Ad Specifications

Ads with graphics need to be 300 dpi resolution, grayscale, and submitted by email as a PDF, JPEG, or TIFF file type. Text ads may be submitted within an email, faxed, or as a Word document file. 

Ad Rates

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:
$140       8 line = 2.5" wide x 1" high (approx 55-65 words)
$280     16 line = 2.5" wide x 2.25" high
$560     32 line = 2.5" wide x 4.5" high
$995     64 line = 5" wide x 4.5" high (*includes feature in emailed newsletter announcement)

Preferred HCMS member rates per issue: (must complete Application for Preferred HCMS Member Ad Rates form)
$ 48      8 line = 2.5" wide x 1" high (approx 55-65 words)
$ 90    16 line = 2.5" wide x 2.25" high
$174   32 line = 2.5" wide x 4.5" high

* To qualify for this reduced rate, the following criteria must be met:

  • Applicant must be a current HCMS member and submit the signed Application for Preferred HCMS Member Ad Rates form
  • 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 more than 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.