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The authors discuss “how online disaster simulation exercises and courses, based upon a unified curriculum, can leverage increased global access to available technologies to be powerful training tools for health professionals to engage in disaster medicine.” They advocate for unified global training standards, and the professionalization of the disaster medicine specialty.