The writing committee was selected to represent the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) and included a cardiovascular training program director, an echocardiography training program director, early-career echocardiography experts, highly experienced specialists practicing in both the academic and community-based practice settings, and physicians experienced in defining and applying training standards according to the 6 general competency domains promulgated by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) and endorsed by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM).