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Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds

By Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 8:00am to 9:30am

513 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, California 94143 #ucsfpsych
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2017 Evelyn Lee Visiting Scholar Lecture in Cultural Competency and Diversity​
Staggering: Sexual Harassment in STEM Education and Training

Elizabeth L. Hillman, JD, PhD
Mills College


About the speaker:
Elizabeth L. Hillman, PhD, JD, MA, is the President of Mills College in Oakland, and the former provost, academic dean, and chief academic officer at the UC Hastings College of Law.

Dr. Hillman has had a longstanding academic interest in women’s education and expertise in military gender issues which have brought her national and international recognition. She has conducted extensive research on the history of sexual violence in military organizations and culture, authored numerous books, book chapters and journal articles on the subject, and was the principal researcher and author of a comparative study commissioned by the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on national military responses to sexual assault. She is a director and past president of the National Institute of Military Justice (NIMJ), a non-profit dedicated to promoting fairness in and public understanding of military justice worldwide.


Learning objectives:
At the end of this presentation, attendees will be able to:

  • Identify the primary conclusions of studies documenting extensive sexual harassment in science, technology, and
    engineering, with medical training and education having the highest prevalence
  • Recognize the impact of sexual harassment on the success and well-being of students and faculty based on their sex,
    race, and gender identity
  • Understand changes in culture and practice that can prevent and reduce sexual harassment and gender discrimination


Remote live streaming locations:

  • Zuckerberg San Francisco General: Building 5, Room 7M30
  • San Francisco VA Medical Center: Building 8, Room 313
  • Clearlake VA Clinic
  • Eureka VA Clinic
  • San Bruno VA Clinic
  • San Francisco VA Downtown Clinic
  • Santa Rosa VA Clinic
  • Ukiah VA Clinic

Live streaming is also available at


Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and intended for a professional audience only.

To qualify for CME credit for this event, participants must (1) attend in-person or at one of the approved live streaming locations listed above; and (2) sign in at their location.

Event Details

  • Aleksandra Kizior
  • Matt O'Brien
  • Julia Nunan-Saah

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