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Your Membership - More Than Medical Indemnity

24 Jun 2012

Support, protection and guidance are integral to your career success. Now that you’re a Member with MDA National, we’re here to support and guide you throughout your career journey as a medical professional.

We’re in your world…

  • >10,000 Australian medical students are MDA National Members.
  • >8,000 Australian doctors in training are also MDA National Members.
  • Local knowledge & expertise backed by our national presence.
  • Most of our medico-legal advisers & claims managers are qualified in healthcare and law.
  • We are a “doctors for doctors” mutual with a wealth of expertise & a heritage of financial stability.

More than medical indemnity

  • 24 hour medico-legal support.
  • Student ambassadors & advisers.
  • Student specific-events.
  • Live Well, Study Well events.
  • Networking & Member Online Services.
  • Low cost premiums for interns and doctors in training.

What do you get from your Student Indemnity Policy*?

  • Peace of mind that your career, reputation and best interests are protected.
  • Extensive cover for:
    • clinical placements
    • electives or scholarship placements^
  • Expert legal representation for:
    • allegations of academic misconduct
    • investigations and inquiries
    • Medical Board, Royal Commission, professional body or Coronial Court proceedings
    • allegations of criminal conduct or sexual misconduct
    • professional negligence claims arising from Good Samaritan acts worldwide.

Want to know more about your student membership and medical indemnity?

Visit or contact our Member Services team on 1800 011 255.


*Subject to the terms and conditions of the Student Indemnity Insurance Policy and Underwriting Approval
^ Excluding the United States of America and its territories unless it relates to Good Samaritan acts.

The MDA National Group is made up of MDA National Limited ABN 67 055 801 771 and MDA National Insurance Pty Ltd (MDA National Insurance) ABN 56 058 271 417 AFS Licence No. 238073. Insurance products are underwritten by MDA National Insurance Pty Ltd (MDA National Insurance) ABN 56 058 271 417 AFS Licence No. 238073. Before making a decision to buy or hold any products issued by MDA National Insurance, please consider your personal circumstances, and read the Product Disclosure Statement and Policy wording available at



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