Our Dr. Dan Markwalder knows how scary being in a veterinary hospital can be to his externs. Since mentorship is a two-way street, he’s jumping in to learn non-veterinary skills from the students coming through his Chicago-area clinics.

In this episode, Dr. Dan gets ukelele lessons from vet student, Zoe Cruz.

Spoiler alert: Dr. Dan thinks ukelele is scarier than surgery. Check out the video in full below: