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proctor

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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2011; Taylor & Lee, 2005), or lacking proctorship or mentorship (Conger & Plager, 2006; Cumbie, Weinert, Luparell, Conley, & Smith, 2005; Kemp, Zuckerman, & Finlayson, 2008; O'Lynn et al.
Alternatively, privileges could be granted with the stipulation of a required proctorship and/or a period of focused review.
He recommended starting out by taking a single-incision endoscopy course--the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery offers an excellent one, he noted--then doing a preceptorship with a surgeon who's accomplished in the procedure, followed by a proctorship, in which an experienced surgeon visits the trainee's practice and assists in several cases.