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The Australian Medical Students’ Association (AMSA) is the peak representative body for Australian medical students.

AMSA is a vibrant student-run organisation that represents, informs and connects all of Australia’s medical students.

Hundreds of medical student volunteers work together to run our professional-standard events, advocacy campaigns, special interest groups, community and wellbeing initiatives, projects and publications.

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The AMSA represents you on the important issues that affect you now while at university, and during your future career in medicine. We lobby on behalf of our student members on funding for medical school places, intern and specialty training positions, and ensure the adequate provision of work and training places for graduating students.

Learn more about AMSA's advocacy

Top Resources

Becoming a Doctor
Understand the steps to becoming a doctor in Australia.  

Doctors in Training 
Graduating from medical school and starting your internship is one of the biggest transitions you will make in your professional life. Learn what's involved when you become a doctor in training.  

Career advancement   
Prepare for your future medical career with practical tips and real-life advice.  

Guide to social media and the medical profession
Professional standards remain the same whether communicating through social or traditional media. Tips and traps every doctor and medical student should know.  
 

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Created by the AMA, doctorportal Learning provides ongoing high-quality, accredited medical education support.

Do you need access to learning outside of university? We’ve made doctorportal Learning available on devices from your laptop to your smartphone, and you don’t need to worry about completing a module in one go. You can pick up where you left off, anytime.

Wherever you are in Australia, doctorportal Learning gives you easy access to manage your ongoing learning needs.

Contemporary medicine is challenging, exciting and dynamic. Countless new discoveries are making their impact on medical practice. The development of many new therapies and treatments arising from research in electronics, genetics and global health will mean future doctors will practice at the forefront of innovation.  

Visit Becoming a Doctor to learn about what lies ahead.

AMSA President Mr Daniel Zou
Mr Daniel Zou
President, AMSA

Australian Medical Students’ Association

The Australian Medical Students’ Association (AMSA) is the peak representative body for Australian medical students.

The key mandate of the Association is to connect, inform and represent every one of Australia’s 17,000 medical students.

Student Benefits

Get discounts and exclusive rewards on a broad range of lifestyle and business products and services.  

Access local AMA member offers

 
Northern Territory offers are included below.

Federal Student Member offers

With so many different medical specialties to choose from in Australia, making the decision to specialise in one can seem daunting.

To assist aspiring specialists, the AMA has developed this national Specialty Training Pathway Guide (STPG) to support AMA Members and Student Members. Login and search the STPG to research particular specialties or compare key attributes across specialties, such as entry requirements, cost and positions available that may be of interest.

Created by the Australian Medical Association, doctorportal Learning provides ongoing high-quality, accredited medical education and effortless CPD tracking.

Engage in CPD Learning that supports your studies.

  • Communications and handling difficult conversations
  • Ethics and professionalism
  • career progression.

Browse our catalogue and start learning today!

Anywhere, anytime

Do you need access to learning outside of university? We’ve made doctorportal Learning available on devices from your laptop to your smartphone, and you don’t need to worry about completing a module in one go. You can pick up where you left off, anytime.

Wherever you are in Australia, doctorportal Learning gives you easy access to manage your ongoing learning needs.

Login or sign-up as a medical student to start enjoying doctorportal Learning now. 

Not an AMA student member? Join now to take advantage of the student member benefits.

Questions? View our frequently asked questions (FAQs) to learn more about doctorportal Learning, or email your enquiry.

The AMA is proud to offer student members significantly reduced rates to the Virgin Australia Lounge.

For an update on Virgin Lounge COVID-19 access, please click here.

For more information on the Virgin Australia Lounge please refer to their website

Questions? Contact AMA Federal via email or phone on 1300 133 655 for assistance. 

AMA student members and their partners are entitled to great discounts on QANTAS Club membership. For an update on COVID-19 access from the QANTAS Club Team, please click here.

For QANTAS travel updates, please refer to their website.

LOGIN or JOIN NOW to take advantage of this offer.

Questions? Contact AMA Federal via email or phone on 1300 133 655 for assistance. 

AMA student members receive a 10% discount on all products at the MJA Bookshop.

The MJA Bookshop sells a wide range of Australian medical texts and is the exclusive Australian distributor for American Medical Association publications.

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Questions? Contact AMA Federal via email or phone on 1300 133 655 for assistance. 

AMA members enjoy special discounts including:

  • 10% discounted rental prices
  • Access to reduced daily rates for Optional Services including AER (Accident Excess Reduction) and AER Plus (Accident Excess Reduction Plus).
  • Earn Virgin Blue Velocity points
  • Hertz promotional offers.

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Questions? Contact AMA Federal via email or phone on 1300 133 655 for assistance. 

UpToDate is an evidence-based, physician-authored resource for doctors that incorporates the latest medical findings, the best available evidence, and practical recommendations for patient care.

With an individual subscription to UpToDate, you can:

  • increase your knowledge with access to more than 11,600 clinical topics covering more than 25 medical specialties
  • get a broad overview of a condition or drill down to specific treatment recommendations
  • answer clinical questions quickly from anywhere with their highly rated mobile apps
  • access a select drug database and drug interactions tool, in partnership with Lexicomp®

How much do AMA student members save*? 

Trainees

  • 1 year subscription: USD 169 (save USD 30)
  • 2 year subscription: USD 299 (save USD 39 in total)

Terms and conditions apply. 

*Savings are dependent on subscription type. The regular USD 15 processing fee has been waived and is included in the AMA savings quoted on all new orders. Applicable taxes may apply. 

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Questions? Contact AMA Federal via email or phone on 1300 133 655 for assistance.