Supporting medical students through your studies and beyond.
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
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.
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."
A sustainable future
Our sustainability strategy benefits doctors by encouraging diversity and inclusion in the medical profession.
We leverage our relationships with government, specialist colleges and within the sector to advocate on issues that impact doctors.*
Partnering with the profession
Through our partnerships we work to improve safety and quality in medicine and achieve better outcomes for patients.
Help protect your career by having a professional indemnity policy in place.
The only health fund made for doctors, the medical community, and their families. Our focus is on delivering exceptional service and excellent gap cover, benefitting both members and practitioners.
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^ 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.