Jelena Šljivić was born in 1989 in Užice. She obtained the title of doctor of medicine at the Faculty of Medicine, the University of Belgrade, in 2016. She has been a resident specializing in internal medicine since 2017. She works as a medical resident at the Clinic for Anesthesia and Intensive Care at the ICVD “Dedinje”, in the intensive care unit. She is a member of the Serbian Medical Society (SMS). The areas of subspecialty she is interested in are cardiac insufficiency and mechanical circulatory support. She is fluent in English and German.