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At age 34, Dr. Jay Gillenwater became the youngest chairman of the department in 1967. During his tenure the department acquired the first lithotripter, a device used during cystoscopy to crush and remove bladder, ureteral, and renal stones. The acquisition was a major milestone in the history of the Urology Department and the School of Medicine at the University of Virginia.

Congratulations again to the Class of 2017! Find photos from the weekend's festivities, including our Graduation Reception, in our online photo album. You can also upload your photos to share with your fellow ALUMNI! Just head over to our website - link in bio. #uvamed #uvagrad

HOTW Great time Friday with visiting professor, Maria Farrugia from Glasgow, Scotland. Maria is an internationally-recognized expert in myasthenia gravis who also hosts UVA neurology residents as part of our international outreach training program. #glasgow #HOTW #scotland #herooftheweek #myastheniagravis #neurology #neuro @uvahealth

Congratulations to the Class of 2017! Just a few more hours until you are officially alumni of the University of Virginia School of Medicine. #uvagrad #uvamed

152 students will become MDs this weekend, while another 249 get nursing degrees. We couldn't be more proud of the class of 2017! #UVAgrad

Catch up on @MedicineUVA faculty news, from grants to awards to promotions, for the week ending May 19:… https://t.co/jSfMU1P7cG

The UVA Medical Alumni Association is proud to support the School of Medicine at the University of Virginia. #uvamed #UVA #diversity #inclusion

Class of 2017: Student-Athlete Committed to Health Care for Underserved

Micah Brickhill, who grew up in a rural area, is heading to UVA’s School of Medicine with plans to practice rural family medicine. Click the photo to read more.