Maja Počekovac was born in 1970 in Kruševac. She obtained the title of doctor of medicine at the Faculty of Medicine, the University of Belgrade in 1997. She is a specialist in internal medicine and has a subspecialty in cardiology. She works as a cardiologist at the Clinic for Anesthesia and Intensive Care at the Institute. She is a member of the Cardiology Society of Serbia, the European Society of Cardiology and the Serbian Medical Society. The areas of subspecialty she is interested in are echocardiography, non-invasive cardiac diagnostics, cardiac insufficiency, cardiac intensive care, perioperative treatment of cardiac surgery patients. She is fluent in English.