SDN Members don't see this ad. (About Ads) Hi Everyone, A few more questions have come up for me regarding the field of psychiatry. I would appreciate it if some of you would be able to answer some of the questions. 1) Fellowships: a) Does one have to do a fellowship in the same place as one's residency, or can one do one's residency in one place and a fellowship elsewhere (also, even if this is possible, is it typical?)? b) One Psychiatrist resident on this forum, got a D.O. and then plans to do a CAP fellowship. Is that typical (I know that D.O.'s don't have a hard time getting into psych. residencies. But do they have a hard time getting into CAP fellowships?)? 2) Salary: I am a bit concerned about investing in medical school now for fear that my future salary will not be adequately high enough to make the hundreds of thousands of dollars of tuition/expenses that I will have to pay for medical school a worthwhile investment. I would hate to pick a specialty based on salary alone, and at the moment am most interest in Psychiatry although it is one of the lower paying specialties. That said: a) Do any of you know what the typical salary for a psychiatrist in the Northeast is (I would love to hear from someone who is actually in the field and knows firsthand about this, rather than those who base there answer on statistics available online [I have seen all of these statistics])? b) Also, what would the salary for a CAP psychiatrist be? c) Finally how do the salaries look for such doctors around the metropolitan area of New York (like in NYC, or northern NJ)? I know that this is a rather long post, but I would appreciate any and all responses. Thanks!