Medicine and architecture: a blueprint


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Volume 109, Issue 4, Pages 592–593


Craig Niederberger, M.D., Zoka Zola, M.Arch., M.A.P.H.


A couple sits before us, yearning to start a family. We listen and question, search for reasons, and make plans. We sit before a couple who dream of their family's home. We question and listen, strive to understand their needs and imaginings, and make plans. We work in a team with other doctors, scientists, technicians, nurses, and staff in using intricate technologies in solving problems to make a baby possible. We work in a team with other designers, engineers, manufacturers, code and standard authorities, contractors, craftsmen and many others to build a graceful and inspiring structure.

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Fertility and Sterility

Editorial Office, American Society for Reproductive Medicine

Fertility and Sterility® is an international journal for obstetricians, gynecologists, reproductive endocrinologists, urologists, basic scientists and others who treat and investigate problems of infertility and human reproductive disorders. The journal publishes juried original scientific articles in clinical and laboratory research relevant to reproductive endocrinology, urology, andrology, physiology, immunology, genetics, contraception, and menopause. Fertility and Sterility® encourages and supports meaningful basic and clinical research, and facilitates and promotes excellence in professional education, in the field of reproductive medicine.