Columbia University Medical Center

How future doctors learn from their patients

Medical school means long hours, hard work and a lot of stress — but third-year medical student Loren Galler Rabinowitz is used to the pressure. Before she enrolled at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City, she was a world-class competitive skater, won the Miss Massachusetts pageant, competed for Miss America in 2011 and somehow found the time to graduate from Harvard. Learning to be a good doctor presents a whole new set of challenges. Rabinowitz sat down recently with CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook to discuss her experiences as a doctor-in-training.

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