Editor’s Note:The author writes, “I wrote Hollywood's ‘Miracle Mile’ after experiencing a severe episode of cervical pain in a condo overlooking Redondo Beach. During the episode my family celebrated my wife's birthday on the beach below.” Gerard Sarnat, MD, received his undergraduate degree at Harvard where he was the editor of the freshman literary magazine The Yardling, his medical degree at Stanford, and did his internal medicine training at Boston's Beth Israel Hospital and Stanford Medical Center. He established and staffed clinics for the disenfranchised, has been a CEO of healthcare organizations, and has been a Stanford professor.
Editor’s note for authors of submissions to Pectoriloquy:Poems should not exceed 350 words, should not have been previously published, and should be related to concerns of physicians and medicine. First submissions to the Pectoriloquy Section should be submitted via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Authors of accepted poems will be asked to submit the final version to CHEST Manuscript Central.
—Michael Zack, MD, FCCP
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