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1. a member of the teaching staff of any of certain universities having the duties of enforcing discipline
2. US (in a college or university) a supervisor or monitor who invigilates examinations, enforces discipline, etc.
3. (formerly) an agent, esp one engaged to conduct another's case in a court
4. (formerly) an agent employed to collect tithes
5. Church of England one of the elected representatives of the clergy in Convocation and the General Synod
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Genzyme's Beating Heart Surgery Proctorship Program enables cardiac surgeons to participate in one-on-one training under the tutelage of nationally recognized surgeons experienced in beating-heart procedures, in a forum that allows first-hand observation, individualized exchange, case review and discussion.
Over the last year, Boston Scientific trained more than 25,000 health care providers worldwide through local and regional programs, seminars, preceptorships and proctorships.
Volcano TLC (Training and Learning Clinics) offers a combination of keynote speaker presentations, physician proctorships, hands-on system training, guided proficiency tools and workflow troubleshooting, all designed to leverage modern-day IVUS and FFR technology, and to allow physicians to acquire these precise diagnostic measurements in less time than ever before.
The courses consist of personalized one-on-one proctorships, fundamental and advanced preceptorships, and national symposia.
The multi-faceted Cordis Global Cardiac & Vascular Institute will include global initiatives such as fellows programs, proctorships, professional training and education and innovative technology to treat a range of cardiac and vascular conditions.