Newsletter Rate Sheet and Editorial Policy

COS E-NEWS is the official newsletter of the Clinical Orthopaedic Society (COS).

COS E-NEWS is distributed to the COS membership and to interested others, such as COS event attendees, other medical association staff, and representatives of companies related to orthopaedics.

Articles for COS E-NEWS are solicited in support of the COS mission. Submissions should be no longer than 250 words in length, and the COS reserves the right to edit content and otherwise limit inclusion of copy based on space availability and relevance of subject matter. Contributions should be sent to Heather Skinner.

Statements of fact and opinion are the responsibility of the authors alone and do not imply an opinion or endorsement on the part of the officers or the members of COS unless such opinion or endorsement is specifically stated. Materials may be reproduced only if COS E-NEWS and the Clinical Orthopaedic Society are credited.

Spring edition (May): First Friday in April
Fall edition (November): First Friday in October
These are tentative dates, and are subject to change. Please contact [email protected] to confirm.

COS E-NEWS encourages advertising of products or services which promote and enhance an environment consistent with the COS's mission. Such products and services could include educational materials and courses, medical office supplies, medical instruments, equipment and pharmaceuticals. COS reserves the right to review ad content for publication suitability and to insert the word "ADVERTISEMENT" to differentiate advertising text from editorial copy, if necessary. COS also reserves the right to refuse ads which do not conform to size specifications, are not presented by issue deadlines, or are not presented as "camera-ready." Advertisements may be printed in black or color, and will be accepted on a prepaid basis only. All prices are net.

All advertisements are accepted with the understanding that the advertiser is authorized to publish the contents and the subject matter of the advertisement. The advertiser will indemnify and hold harmless the Clinical Orthopaedic Society from any legal claims or suits based on the advertising. COS reserves the right to control ad placement, as well as number of ads accepted for each issue.

Newsletter dimensions are 8½ " x 11".

Full page ad 7 1/2" x 9 3/4"
Half page ad horizontal: 7 1/2" x 4 3/4"
Quarter page ad vertical: 2 3/8" x 4 3/4"

Full page ad $400.00
Half page ad $250.00
Quarter page ad $150.00

COS offers sponsorship of each edition of COS E-NEWS at a rate of $2000 per issue. If sponsored, the edition will include no display advertising from competing companies. This does not apply to classified advertisements from physician members, non-members or medical associations.

COS E-NEWS accepts advertising in writing only, by publication deadlines. Statements of facts, opinions, and omissions thereof, are the responsibility of the advertiser solely. COS does not verify the truth or accuracy of advertiser's claims.

Please contact [email protected] for more information.

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