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At the Johns Hopkins Medicine Town Meeting on June 21, more than half of attendees agreed that having a strong advocate for their career development would be the best way to improve employee engagement and faculty satisfaction. What would help in your department? Cast your vote and leave any other suggestions that you may have.

In your department, what would help improve employee engagement or satisfaction?

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A recent Johns Hopkins study showed that Major League Baseball catchers are still getting injured due to errant bats and foul balls, even though the league enacted rules to prevent collision injuries. What do you think contributes to the majority of sports injuries? Cast your vote and share your thoughts in today’s poll.

What Do You Think Causes the Most Sports Injuries?

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Also, check out the results of last week's poll, "What is One Thing That Would Most Improve Patient- and Family-Centered Care?"

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Whether or not someone is a direct caregiver, we all play a role in delivering the best possible patient- and family-centered care to Johns Hopkins patients. To improve our efforts even further, what one thing would most improve this pillar in the Johns Hopkins Medicine strategic plan? Cast your vote and share your thoughts in today’s poll.

What One Thing Would Most Improve Patient- and Family-Centered Care?

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Also, view the results of last week's poll, "How Did You Spend Your Labor Day Weekend?"

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How did you spend your Labor Day weekend? (select all that apply)

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A Toronto surgeon has created a “black box” that would capture a patient’s physical data with video and audio recordings of an operation so that doctors can review their work in the same way athletes watch videos of their performances. Would you support cameras in operating rooms? Cast your vote and share your thoughts in today’s poll.

Also, read the full story in The Washington Post.

Would You Support Cameras in Operating Rooms?

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By better screening? A more diverse pool of applicants? The goal of the Strategic Plan’s people priority is to attract, engage, develop and retain the world’s best people. Take a poll at Hopkins Happenings and share your comments about what you believe is the most effective approach to hiring the best.

How can Johns Hopkins Medicine attract and hire the best people?

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Rather than having a pair of human hands performing delicate and intricate surgical procedures, what about robotic ones? In 2010, the first all-robotic surgery was performed in Montreal. Marty Makary, surgical director of the Johns Hopkins Multidisciplinary Pancreas Clinic, says that although there is a promising role for robotics in surgical care, “it’s not a technology we should adopt just because it’s cool.”

Would you undergo an all-robotic surgery or do you prefer a traditional surgeon-led one? Cast your vote and share your thoughts in today's poll.

Would you consider all-robotic surgery?

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Also, view the results from last week's poll, Would You Inhale Caffeine for a Quick Boost?

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The New York Times recently reported a new e-cigarettelike device that allows users to inhale a boost of caffeine, taking the place of a morning cup of coffee or an afternoon energy drink. But the effects of caffeine when inhaled could differ from caffeine in food or drink, according to Mary Sweeney, a postdoctoral research fellow at the school of medicine. Would you try out this new device? Cast your vote in today's poll and share your thoughts below.

Would You Inhale Caffeine For a Quick Energy Boost?

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Also, click here to check out the results of last week's poll, How Often Should Youth Engage in 'Screen Time'?

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According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, youth and teens spent nearly half the day looking at computers, tablets, cell phones and television screens. How many hours out of the day do you think is appropriate for children, youth and teens to be exposed to digital screens? Cast your vote and share your thoughts in today’s poll.

How often should youth be allowed to engage in screen time?

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We are working to better integrate services across Johns Hopkins Medicine as part of the integration strategic priority. What do you think we can do to achieve this goal? Cast your vote and share your thoughts in today’s poll.

How can we better integrate our services?

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