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In 2016, DLSPH conducted its first University of Toronto Quality Assurance Process (UTQAP) review as a Faculty, including a self-study and external review on all aspects of the Faculty, including academic programs, research, organization and financial structure, resources and infrastructure, academic services, internal and external relationships, previous review recommendations and future directions.

Click here for the draft Self-Study 2011-2016 and send feedback to

Read the Nov. 7-9, 2016 external review.

 Read the March 1, 2017 administrative response to the review.

Provostial Review Visit Schedule

Self-Study 2011-2016 (updated Oct. 18, 2016)


ASPPH Competencies Table


UTQAP Review Workshop: Evaluation & Materials

UTQAP measures:

  1. Quality of the scholarship and research of a Faculty
  2. How it compares to international peer institutions
  3. How students are supported to meet degree level expectations.

These reviews also celebrate successes, identify areas where we can do better and vigorously pursue improvements.

2016-17 External Review

Review Announcement from Sioban Nelson, Vice-Provost, Academic Programs

2016-17 External Review Terms of Reference

Self-Study 2011-2016 (updated Oct. 18, 2016)

Provostial Review Visit Schedule (Nov 7-9, 2016)

Key Dates

October 2015 Self-study was commissioned by the Vice-President and Provost
December 2, 2015 UTQAP Self-Study template and & Terms of Reference presented to DLSPH Executive Committee
March 2016 Project manager hired to synthesise Self-Study
March 1, 2016 Quality Assurance Process Review discussed at General Faculty Meeting
May 17, 2016 DLSPH-wide Quality Assurance Process Review announcement
August 16, 2016 Draft self-study document uploaded to website for review & feedback
September 15,2016 Updated draft self-study document uploaded to website for review & feedback
October 2016 External review schedule posted

Background Documents

DLSPH Self-Study
December 2010

DLSPH External Review
March 2011

DLSPH UTQAP Cyclical Review Summary & Response
March 2011

IHPME Self-Study
November 2011

IHPME UTQAP Cyclical Review: Final Assessment Report & Implementation Plan
October 2012

Joint Centre for Bioethics External Review
January 2011


UTQAP Template – Cyclical Review: Self-Study

Faculty of Information Self Study
November 2013

Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work
September 2014


Mary-Kay Whittaker
Dean’s Office