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All of Us Researcher Workbench: Next Steps

This guide will explain how to register for the All of Us Researcher Workbench

After you create your account.

Great! Your account has been created and you have reached the Researcher Workbench. Before you start working with the data, you will be asked to complete four additional steps to complete your registration.screenshot of the researcher workbench.

First, your All of Us account is a Google Account, and the researcher workbench works best in the Chrome browser. To help keep your account secure, you will be asked to set up 2-step authentication.

Second, you will need to connect your eRA Commons Account. Under step 2 you will find a link to the eRA Commons platform. You will just need to enter your credentials, and your All of Us and eRA Commons accounts are linked.

Third, you will need to complete a Responsible Conduct of Research training. You may have completed this sort of training before, but this one is geared specifically for the needs All of Us data. It should take roughly an hour to complete the training. It does not need to be completed all at once.

Finally, you will need to agree to the Data User Code of Conduct. You will have learned more about this code in Step 3.

Getting Oriented

Once you complete your Responsible Conduct of Research Training and sign the Data Use Agreement, you will have access to the Workbench. Within the workbench, you can create individual workspaces for your projects.For each workspace you create, you will need to fill in some information about your goals, research questions, and research methods. This will be made public to promote the All of Us goal of transparency.

Screenshot of Researcher Workbench main page

Within the workbench All of Us provides a number of helpful tutorials, example projects, and code snippets to get you started.

Screenshot showing available tutorials