Due to a global Microsoft outage, we are experiencing technical difficulties that may make it hard to reach us.

Support as you study

Studying medicine is exciting, but can also be daunting. There’s so much to learn and so much to look forward to, and a lot of decisions to make along the way.

Avant has been helping Australian doctors for over 130 years. Our wealth of expertise and extensive range of resources are available to support you as you progress through your studies and advance your career.

Help and guidance during your studies

As you start your journey to become a doctor, Avant provides you with a range of resources. Read about Dr Samuel Kirk’s Top 10 tips for surviving med school and understand topics often tested as part of the regular medical student objective structured clinical examinations (OSCEs) with our early career doctor essentials series.  

Looking after your own wellbeing

Look after yourself as you manage the demands of your studies with our support services and resources on Health and wellbeing.  

Identify burnout and increase awareness of your personal well-being with the My Well-Being Index^ (WBI) and utilise Hand-n-Hand Peer Support who can provide free, confidential assistance for health professionals.  

Staying protected during your studies

Your medical school may not cover every medico-legal incident. Stay protected while you’re training with up to $20 million2 in cover and 24/7 access to expert medico-legal advice with our student membership

As your career progresses, our range of products and services grows to give you peace of mind.  

Join Australia’s most popular medical defence organisation

We’ve got your back now and in the future. 

As an Avant member I appreciate the benefits of being part of the largest medical defence organisation in Australia. This gives me peace of mind in my practice. 

As AGES president I appreciate how our organisations align in our desire to provide quality education to the gynaecology profession.

Dr Rachel Green
Gynaecologist and ObstetricianAGES President

My Well-Being Index App^

Wherever you are, keep your wellbeing in hand.


^ The My Well-Being Index app is developed and operated by Corporate Web Services, Inc. and is based on the Well-Being Index invented by the Mayo Clinic. Avant has secured user licenses for Avant members to access the application. Avant and Beamtree are not responsible to you or anyone else for any loss suffered in connection with the use of the My Well-Being Index. 

2 Sub-limits apply. A maximum of $20 million will be paid in a single policy period.

To Top