Membership and Medical Student Indemnity Insurance
Free membership and Student Indemnity Insurance Policy
Free premium Avant Travel Insurance^
Avant Interplast Placement Program
Student risk education tools and resources via Avant Risk IQ
As Australia’s leading medical defence organisation (MDO), Avant’s medical student membership and indemnity insurance package is like no other in the marketplace.
Our strength and size means we have the ability to offer you the products and services suitable for students at medical schools in Australia, such as free student-specific indemnity insurance, free travel insurance^, educational resources to increase your knowledge, unique placement opportunities and more.
For medical students studying abroad we offer free indemnity insurance cover for your clinical and scholarship placements worldwide (excl. USA) included in your Avant Student Indemnity Insurance Policy#. Find out more
Receive civil liability cover for Good Samaritan acts worldwide (excl. USA).
Provides you with a lump sum payment if you contract hepatitis C, hepatitis B or HIV during your medical studies and need to undergo substantial retraining or choose to retrain in a different field.
Civil liability cover for clinical placements and scholarship placements that form part of your medical course (where you are not otherwise indemnified, and excluding USA).
Receive legal fees cover up to $500k for disciplinary, criminal or coronial proceedings or investigations arising from healthcare or unpaid healthcare provided by you as a medical student.
#Cover is subject to approval and to the terms, conditions and exclusions of the policy. To decide if a policy is right for you, please carefully read the relevant Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) which is available here or by contacting us on 1800 128 268.
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Membership with Australia's leading MDO as a medical student has its rewards. At Avant everything we do is designed to benefit you.
Whether you are travelling for an elective or a holiday, you can receive free premium Avant Travel Insurance in 2016^. This offering provides broader coverage than many credit card travel insurance policies in the marketplace.
Want some advice during a clinical placement, elective or other situation? Receive expert medico-legal advice, 24/7 in emergencies, from the largest in-house specialist medico-legal team of all MDOs in Australia.
Access Avant’s market-leading medical risk education program, Avant Risk IQ, which includes specific student resources for medical students such as webinars, case studies, checklists and more.
Avant offers one student the chance to travel to Asia Pacific with Interplast. Gain invaluable experience and insights into a career in surgery.
Receive quarterly student e-bulletins to keep you informed with the latest medico-legal information, case studies, expert advice and more.
A committee of student members across the country that has been formed to represent you and your needs.
Also enjoy a range of other products and offers with your Avant membership such as:
Health insurance created by doctors for doctors. Membership with DHF is available exclusively to the medical community, their families and their employees. Review our comprehensive hospital covers and the fantastic rebates on dental, optical and physio services.
Graduating soon? Learn about Avant’s tailored Intern/RMO1 Indemnity Insurance Policy and exclusive member benefits.
Avant is a mutual, we run for the benefit of our members and are not-for-profit. We are the largest MDO in the country with over 60,000 members. As Australia’s leading MDO, we were established by doctors, for doctors, over 120 years ago. We truly understand the unique needs of doctors when it comes to protection, risk advice and support. With more members, more claims experience and more expertise, you can be assured no one has more experience or resources to defend you, whatever situation you find yourself in. That is why more doctors choose us.
^Avant Travel Insurance Cover is available under a Group Policy between Accident & Health International Underwriting Pty Limited ABN 26 053 335 952 and Avant Mutual Group Limited ABN 58 123 154 898. The issuers are CGU Insurance Limited ABN 27 004 478 371 and AIA Australia Limited ABN 79 004 837 861. Travel insurance is subject to registration with Avant prior to each trip. Each insured person will incur an excess of $250 for each and every claim applicable under any section of this policy. For full details including the restrictions, terms, conditions and exclusions that apply, please read and consider the PDS, and Avant’s Terms and Conditions of Travel Insurance Cover available at avant.org.au or by contacting us on 1800 128 268.