Newsletter Rate Sheet and Editorial Policy

Tibia Tribune is the official newsletter of the Southern Orthopaedic Association (SOA).

The mission of SOA is to develop and foster scientific medicine in the specialty of orthopaedic surgery. The Association operates exclusively for charitable, scientific and educational purposes. Membership in SOA consists of medical doctors, doctors of osteopathy, and allied health professionals who specialize in the practice of orthopaedics.

The purpose of Tibia Tribune is to inform and educate members and others interested in orthopaedic issues in the Southern states as they affect members and their patients.

Tibia Tribune is distributed to the 1,300 SOA members and to interested others, such as SOA staff, other medical association staff, and representatives of companies related to orthopaedics.

Articles for Tibia Tribune are solicited in support of the SOA mission. Submissions should be no longer than 250 words in length, and the SOA 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 SOA unless such opinion or endorsement is specifically stated. Materials may be reproduced only if Tibia Tribune and the Southern Orthopaedic Association are credited.

Spring edition (April): March 15th
Fall edition (October): August 15th

Tibia Tribune encourages advertising of products or services which promote and enhance an environment consistent with the SOA's mission. Such products and services could include educational materials and courses, medical office supplies, medical instruments, equipment and pharmaceuticals. SOA 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. SOA 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 Southern Orthopaedic Association from any legal claims or suits based on the advertising. SOA 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: 8.25” x 10.75”
Half page ad horizontal: 8.25” x 5.25”
Quarter page ad vertical: 4” x 5.25”

Full page ad $400.00
Half page ad $225.00
Quarter page ad $150.00

SOA offers sponsorship of each edition of Tibia Tribune 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.

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

Please contact Lauren Murphy at [email protected] for more information.

Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances

Advertising Information

Please contact Frank Tufariello at [email protected] or 410-494-4994 x278 for more information.


We hold two in-person meetings each year; our Annual Meeting and our Sports Medicine Symposium.

Annual Meeting Exhibiting Information

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