Olivera Cekić was born in 1976 in Leskovac. She obtained the title of doctor of medicine at the Faculty of Medicine, the University of Nis, where she defended her final thesis on November 27 th , 2002. She started volunteering at the ICVD “Dedinje” in 2004 as a clinical doctor. She started her residency specializing in anesthesiology with resuscitation in 2008. She obtained the title of specialist in anesthesiology with resuscitation on June 28 th , 2012. Olivera is a member of the Serbian Association of Anesthesiology and completed the FEE organization course. She enrolled in SAS studies in 2013 and attended the professional training within the Institute in the fields of transthoracic and transesophageal examination of the heart. She participated in drafting numerous research papers. She is especially interested in the application of monitoring in cardiovascular anesthesia. She enrolled subspecialty studies in Cardiovascular Anesthesiology in November, 2020. She is fluent in English and has basic knowledge of French.