As an intern/RMO1 member, you'll be backed by the largest medico-legal advice team in Australia, which may be particularly important in situations where your hospital’s cover doesn't protect you. To begin your career with peace of mind, it is vital to choose the medical defence organisation (MDO) that has the experience and resources to protect you when you need it most.
Specifically developed for this stage of your career, you can practise with confidence as our medical indemnity insurance includes cover for civil liability, legal fees, disciplinary, coronial or criminal inquiries, plus cover for when you may provide healthcare without being paid.
To help your transition to internship, you will receive a free copy of Emergency Medicine Diagnosis and Management when you join or renew your membership with Avant. The seventh edition of this best-selling emergency medicine handbook has been revised and expanded to include the very latest evidence based guidelines. Suitable for interns and junior doctors new to the emergency care setting, right up to specialist emergency medicine trainees.
Authors: Anthony FT Brown and Michael D Cadogan.
Especially for doctors by doctors, Doctors’ Health Fund provides comprehensive health insurance with benefits for services that are most important to you.
Your ability to earn an income is usually your greatest financial asset, so insuring your income from the beginning of your career makes sense.
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.
*Not all members are eligible for an LRP reward. Members not eligible include medical students, interns, RMOs and DITs and members who have their professional indemnity policy purchased on their behalf under a corporate group arrangement. However, membership years as an intern, RMO or DIT will be included in tenure calculations. The provision of an LRP reward will be determined by the Avant Insurance Board’s annual assessment of the quality of Avant’s financial performance.