CEPH Timeline for the 2016 Criteria
December 1, 2016 – Official notification by CEPH of new 2016 criteria, mandating demonstration of compliance with the new criteria by December 31, 2018.
December 8, 2017 – SPHTM to submit ASPPH and CEPH annual reports.
January 9, 2018 – SPHTM must submit compliance report on how the school will comply with new 2016 CEPH criteria. CEPH provided schools two options:
January 9, 2019 – SPHTM must submit compliance report to CEPH with new foundation courses implemented.
SPHTM Timeline to achieve all CEPH benchmarks
January, 2017 – Review CEPH options for compliance. Executive faculty agreed on Option B since the school was currently undergoing accreditation under old
January and April, 2017 – New criteria announced at General Faculty meetings.
August 22, 2017 – Overview of new criteria presented at Welcome Back workshop.
Stage 1: Conceptual Framework and Course Structure with required competencies
August, 2017 – Stage 1-Foundational Curriculum Task Force formed.
September 22, 2017 – Stage 1 Task Force begins to meet weekly to develop conceptual framework and outline of courses.
September 26, 2017 – Process for developing new foundational courses at presented at Faculty Retreat.
October 31, 2017 – Executive Faculty updated on progress for foundational courses framework and provide input.
November 1-30, 2017 – Task Force members update departments and seek input on foundational courses framework.
November 6, 2017 – Foundational course framework presented to Curriculum Committee for input and comment.
November 15, 2017 – Students and faculty updated on curriculum progress.
November 14, 2017 – Students and faculty updated about upcoming foundational course changes via email.
November 28, 2017 – Executive Faculty updated on progress toward new foundational curriculum.
November 28, 2017 – Dean’s Hour for students to focus on foundational curriculum.
December 11, 2017 – Faculty Town Hall to discuss foundational curriculum, 12:00pm, Room 1201.
December 15, 2017 – Foundational course outline developed for general review and comment.
January 9, 2018 – SPHTM to submit compliant plan to CEPH
Stage 2 – Course Design
January – February, 2018 – Foundational curriculum framework submitted to Curriculum Committee for initial offering.
January, 2018 – State 2 Course Development workgroups to develop course content, exercises, drills, scenarios, and case studies with outcome measures
January-May, 2018 – Faculty teams will develop Foundational Overview, Bios, Epid courses.
January-September, 2018 – Faculty teams will develop Planning/Management and Policy courses.
Spring 2018 – Faculty workshops on teaching methods for new foundations courses.
Stage 3 - Implementation
Fall, 2018 – Launch first three courses: Overview, Biostatistics, Epidemiology,
Spring, 2019– Launch next two courses.