San Lucas Medical is a peer-reviewed, independent, on-line, audio, video and blog educational channel designed to broadcast the latest in research and development, news, trending topics, current opinion, congress updates, expert interviews and debates, and other vital information to the global gastroenterology and hepatology community in an interactive format that will allow for high retention of important content. It was founded as an on-line news outlet by San Lucas Medical, publisher of the Annals of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (AGH) to fill the urgent need for rapid publication of video, audio and blog content. is editorially independent of any commercial interests and is led by an editorial board of world-renowned gastroenterology and hepatology experts.