National Research Council of the National Academies (NRC)
The National Research Council (NRC) is the working arm of the United States National Academies, which produces reports that shape policies, inform public opinion, and advance the pursuit of science, engineering, and medicine.The National Academies include:
National Academy of Sciences (NAS)
National Academy of Engineering (NAE)
Institute of Medicine (IOM)
Unlike the other three organizations of the National Academies, the National Research Council is not a membership organization.