• Interns and RMOs

    Now that every decision counts, go with the MDO more doctors choose

  • Avant Doctor in Training Research Scholarship Program applications open now. $450,000 available across 19 categories.


    Professional and personal protection tailored to young doctors

    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.

  • Free copy of Emergency Medicine Diagnosis and Management when you join or renew — valued at over $80.00

    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.

    Emergency medicine handbook


    We are closely following the developments on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and taking advice from the Australian Government Department of Health and the World Health Organisation. Our dedicated COVID-19 resource page is regularly updated with medico-legal advice for our members.

    During this unprecedented and stressful time of your career, feel reassured knowing that as an Avant member you have access to the expertise and resources of Australia’s leading medical defence organisation, including:

    We understand that during these uncertain times, you will have a lot of questions. Visit our resource page or contact us today to find out how we can help.