Opinion guidelines

Our goal is to keep the debate open and issue-oriented. We operate with the understanding that if you have a case to make — and it’s backed up by an evidence-based approach — that you deserve the right to be heard. Below you will find a few parameters of what we would consider for publication on Med City Beat. Opinion submissions can be sent to sean@themedcitybeat.com.


All opinion articles must be about an issue of public interest. We want topics that will engage other readers and spark important conversations.



In sticking with the mission of the Med City Beat, all submissions should focus on events in Rochester or issues uniquely important to local readers.



We're looking for opinions, but ones that can be backed up with hard evidence. While there are no requirements on word count, we encourage you to provide attribution backing up your claims.