On November 7-8, 2018 in Poltava was held scientific-practical conference “From new scientific concepts in gastroenterology to a specific patient” provided by Ukrainian Gastroenterology Association (president – Prof. I.M. Skrypnyk), which was devoted to the 75th anniversary of the birth of prof.  І.І. Degtyareva. The program of the conference was contained interesting reports that were made by leading scientists of Ukraine. The Department of Internal Medicine N 3 and the endocrinology of the KhNMU were represented by prof. L.V. Zhuravleva with the report “Cross-syndrome” in functional gastrointestinal disorders: an integrated approach to treatment.” Also, L.V. Zhuravleva was a moderator of the plenary session” Discussion Issues of Diagnosis and Treatment of Gastroenterological Diseases. “In addition to the actual scientific program, many cultural events were awaited at the conference participants: performance of the Poltava regional musical and drama theater named after MV Gogol “Hetman’s love of Hetman”, excursion to the art gallery and the museum of I.P. Kotlyarevsky.