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GI Research Foundation 2022 Annual Ball

Saturday, June 4, 2022
6:00 PM CT

The GI Research Foundation’s Annual Ball brings together medical professionals, patients, and their families, friends, and corporate supporters.

Other Events

Larry A. Pogofsky All-Star Challenge - On the Greens

The All-Star Challenge – On the Greens honors Larry A. Pogofsky, an original White Sox investor and former GIRF Board president. This golf tournament is filled with incredible experiences for fans, including a VIP reception, celebrity pairings for your foursome, exciting hole contests and more, featuring Chicago baseball and sports legends.

Moving the Needle, An Update on GIRF’s Impact

An exclusive event for donors and special friends to hear directly from the University of Chicago physician-scientists who are changing the world with help from GIRF. GIRF-funded researchers provide rapid-fire, lay-friendly updates, and take questions from the audience.

Associates Board

The Associates Board hosts events throughout the year in support of researchers at the beginning of their careers. Past events include an annual cocktail party and “Team Up for GI Research” spin event.


Our volunteers are the heart of our mission. Help us prevent, treat, and cure digestive disease.