Todd Allen Phillips

 Center for Medical Sciences

at Godwin High School


Are you interested in the life and health sciences?  

    Are you planning on pursuing a college major in Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Microbiology, Tissue Engineering, Chemistry or Biochemistry? 

Are you interested in pursuing a professional career in Medicine, Dentistry, Research, Pharmacy, Veterinary Science, or Nursing? 

Are you excited by new theories, discoveries, and applications in medicine, and science?  

The Todd Allen Phillips Center for Medical Sciences will emphasize a diagnostic, cross-curricular approach to problem-solving using hypotheses, research, experimentation, and mathematical techniques.  Come learn to explore the world within you; come prepare to develop the world of tomorrow! 

The Todd Allen Phillips Center for Medical Sciences, with assistance from its partnership with VCU School of Health Sciences, is designed to provide qualified students having genuine interest in medicine and health science the opportunity to gain early exposure to advanced course-work, research laboratories, and medical shadowing.  

Participation in the program is through an application process and is limited to students that reside in Henrico County. Henrico County Public Schools provides transportation to out-of-zone students who are selected to participate in the program.


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    Center Director: Kelly Ostrom (email:


CMS Class of 2022 

  • Accepted students only - shadowing March 14 (1:30-3:30 pm) or March 22 (9:15-11:15 am and 1:30-3:30 pm) - this is a student registered event
  • Freshman Orientation May 2, 2018 (6-7 pm) @ Godwin library