Avant supports doctors at all stages of their careers by providing funding to improve quality, safety and professionalism in the practice of medicine. In doing so, we are supporting those who seek to make a difference to medical practice and the community in Australia. Our current research grants and awards include:
- Avant Foundation Grants
- Open to entities that are charities within the meaning of the Charities Act 2013 (Cth) that have Deductible Gift Recipients (DGR) status.
- Avant Grants
- Open to medical practices that hold a practice indemnity policy with Avant Insurance Limited, a subscription to PracticeHub or Medical Practitioners who hold a professional indemnity insurance policy with Avant.
- Avant Early Career Research Program (Formerly Doctor in Training Research Scholarship Program)
- Open to interns, resident medical officers and doctors in training that hold a professional indemnity insurance policy with Avant Insurance Limited under the Intern, Resident Medical Officer or Doctor in Training category of practice.
Funding is intended to improve quality, safety and professionalism in medicine
We fund medical education and research with a view to influencing better healthcare for better patient outcomes in Australia
We fund projects that focus on doctors’ health and wellbeing, telehealth and virtual care, fragmentation of care, medical leadership/quality improvement leadership, understanding patient complaints and prescribing, including drugs of dependence and e-prescribing.
The Avant Foundation and Avant grants programs (including the Early Career Research Program) fund a range of research projects which will contribute significantly to improving quality, safety and professionalism in medicine. Read more about the work of the Avant Foundation and Avant Grants in our 2022 Annual Review.