The following is a Curriculum Vitae from an actual nameless Psychiatrist
Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts,
Bachelor of Arts, 1963 - 1967
State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center,
Brooklyn, N.Y., Doctor of Medicine, 1967 - 1971
Internship in Medicine, New York University Medical Center,
New York, N.Y., 1971 - 1972
Residency in Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Hospital and School of Medicine,
New York, N.Y., 1972 - 1975
If you are lucky and make it through without any delay and start when you are 18 fresh out of high school you could be a Psychiatrist at age 30/31.
Your debt load should only be about $250,000 depending on your choice of school. When you get your degree you may well take up the Governments offer to help with your loans if you go to an "underserved area (small, poor,very rural areas) If this all goes well when you are around 40-44 years olds you MIGHT get your loans to a zero balance.
Have I mentioned the malpractice costs, office costs, CE
Pray hard but pray with care For the tears that you are crying now Are just your answered prayers