There is good protection for individuals who engage in peer review activities, including proctors, and one type of protection comes in the form of legal immunity from damages. This immunity is provided under federal law—the Health Care Quality Improvement Act of 1986 (HCQIA)—and it is often...

Most medical staffs and healthcare organizations have found it challenging to find physicians willing and available to proctor colleagues. In hospital settings, many medical staffs overcome these barriers by making proctoring an obligation of staff membership. Usually, this is facilitated by a...

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