Jelena Lešanović was born in 1988 in Belgrade. She obtained the title of doctor of medicine at the Faculty of Medicine, the University of Belgrade, in 2013. She has been attending doctoral studies in the field of “Research in Cardiovascular Medicine” since 2017. She is a specialist in anesthesiology and resuscitation with intensive care. She works as an anesthesiologist at the Clinic for Anesthesia and Intensive Care at the Institute. She is a member of the Serbian Association of Anesthesiologists and Intensivists (SAAI) and the Serbian Medical Society (SMS). The areas of subspecialty she is interested in are anesthesia in cardiac surgery, coagulation and transfusion, and mechanical ventilation. She is fluent in English, French and Spanish.