A doctor in training is schooled in the fine art of inserting a needle into an arm. His first patient? His instructor. (9 photos total)

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    2A doctor in training is schooled in the fine art of inserting a needle in his arm. His first patient? His instructor.

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    3"I gave him a SpongeBob BAND-AID." M. Wolfson, M.D. Candidate

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    4"I did whisper to myself, 'Don't mess up.'" M. Wolfson, M.D. Candidate

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    5"His first needle experience differs greatly from my own. I was shown the supplies and told, β€˜Good luck.’" Dr. Rafik Bouaziz

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    6"It was the coolest thing in the world! Matthew had butterflies, but he’s an excellent student and picks things up quickly." Dr. Rafik Bouaziz

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    7"It was spur of the moment, so I didn't have much time to get nervous." M. Wolfson, M.;D. Candidate

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    8"It's pretty cool when your instructor is selfless and lets you practice on him." M. Wolfson, M.D. Candidate

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    9"As soon as I could, I called my dad and said, "Guess what I just did?" M. Wolfson, M.D, Candidate