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.
In the video above, they also talk about the role medical students play in patient care at a major teaching hospital. She explains that a med student can spend hours, if needed, talking with a patient about their symptoms to try to figure out what's wrong. Since they lack the knowledge of more experienced doctors, students ask a lot of questions -- and sometimes those questions can uncover important information to help with the diagnosis.
Watch the video to find out more about life as a medical student and how future doctors learn from their patients.