News Submission Form

If you would like the Communications Office to attend an event or write a story about an event beforehand, please fill in as many of the boxes below as possible. If you have any questions, please email


What’s your story about? Why is it newsworthy?


If a photo is available, please ensure that it has a high enough resolution for web and/or print usage and that permission to use the photo has been obtained from anyone in the photo (the Communications Office has a photo permission/release form available upon request).

Photo caption: From left are . . . include a brief description of what is happening in the photo and when, if relevant.

Photo credit: HSIMS photo; Submitted photo; or any other required credit.

Please email photos to: with the above information.

Story/Event information:

When submitting a story, try to focus the story on a person as often as possible, hook the reader with an interesting lede (opening sentence), and reveal information from most important to least important.
  1. Who is your target audience and target demographic?
  2. For an event, do you want faculty within medicine to attend? Researchers from across campus? Organizations or members of the public who may have an interest in a certain area of research? Please try to be as specific as possible as “the general public” is too broad an audience to target.
  3. If requesting for the Communications Office to attend an event or write about an event/news item, please include as much information as possible.
When possible, please identify possible spokespeople or people who can be interviewed for a quote during the event (when applicable).

Once you submit your story, you will get an email message confirming you story has been received.